Examples of detriment in a Sentence
opponents of casino gambling claim that it is a detriment to society at large
the requirement that runners wear shoes for the race worked to his detriment since he was used to running barefoot
Recent Examples of detriment from the Web
That’s because the focus on epic productions has proven more consistent in recent years—perhaps to the detriment of the film industry at large.
There is always someone who wants to do something, often very stupid things, with or to the land to the detriment of the critters.
Your trees will produce seeds and shoots, which will invade the environment to its detriment.
The European Commission on Tuesday fined Alphabet’s Google a record $2.7 billion for skewing results to the detriment of smaller shopping-search rivals.
But these court records show that Democrats were also eager to maximize a fundamentally broken redistricting process to their advantage, and to the detriment of democracy.
The high fashion world, hugely to it's detriment, is quite sizeist.
The age difference, in fact, has been more of a benefit than a detriment because the team's foundation is built on an inclusive environment.
Abercrombie & Fitch is not the first company to come under fire for making Pride Month about allies to the detriment of actual LGBTQ people.
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DETRIMENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of detriment for English Language Learners
: something that will cause damage or injury to something or someone
: the act of causing damage or injury to something or someone
DETRIMENT Defined for Kids
Legal Definition of detriment
detrimental\ˌde-trə-ˈmen-təl\ play adjective
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