permanent damage


permanent damage
n. irreversible damage, damage that cannot be undone, harm that cannot be repaired

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • damage — dam·age 1 n [Old French, from dam injury, harm, from Latin damnum financial loss, fine] 1: loss or harm resulting from injury to person, property, or reputation 2 pl: the money awarded to a party in a civil suit as reparation for the loss or… …   Law dictionary

  • damage — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 harm/injury ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, enormous, great, heavy, massive, serious, severe, significant, substantial, untold …   Collocations dictionary

  • damage — dam|age1 W2S2 [ˈdæmıdʒ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(physical harm)¦ 2¦(emotional harm)¦ 3¦(bad effect)¦ 4 damages 5 the damage is done 6 what s the damage? ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: dam damage , from Latin damnum; …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • permanent — [[t]pɜ͟ː(r)mənənt[/t]] ♦♦♦ permanents 1) ADJ Something that is permanent lasts for ever. Heavy drinking can cause permanent damage to the brain. ...a permanent solution to the problem... The ban is intended to be permanent. Ant: temporary Derived …   English dictionary

  • damage — 01. Their house was seriously [damaged] in the storm. 02. Did he do a lot of [damage] to his car in the accident? 03. Frank really [damaged] his reputation by lying about what happened. 04. The earthquake [damaged] a number of buildings in the… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • permanent injury — Physical or mental damage that will indefinitely restrict the employment or other normal activities of an individual. In a lawsuit to recover damages caused by the negligence or intentional wrongful act of another, a permanent injury can be a… …   Law dictionary

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  • damage — I n. harm 1) to cause, do damage to; to inflict damage on 2) to suffer, sustain damage 3) to repair, undo damage 4) grave, great, extensive, irreparable, serious, severe; lasting, permanent; light, slight; widespread damage 5) fire; flood;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • damage */*/*/ — I UK [ˈdæmɪdʒ] / US noun Get it right: damage: When damage means harm or injury it is an uncountable noun, and so: ▪  it is never used in the plural ▪  it never comes after a or a number Wrong: These toxins can cause damages to the lungs and… …   English dictionary

  • damage — dam|age1 [ dæmıdʒ ] noun *** 1. ) uncount physical harm caused to something so that it is broken, spoiled, or injured: Mr. Charlton surveyed the damage caused by the bulldozer. damage to: Damage to the building could take six months to repair. do …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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