Deleterious - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌdeləˈtɪriəs|  American pronunciation of the word deleterious
Brit.  |ˌdɛlɪˈtɪərɪəs|  British pronunciation of the word deleterious

adjective

- harmful to living things(syn: hurtful, injurious)

deleterious chemical additives

Examples

The chemical is deleterious to the environment.

The drug has no deleterious effects on patients.

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