to the detriment of

idiom

Definition of to the detriment of

formal
: in a way that is harmful to (someone or something) He puts all his time into his career, to the detriment of his personal life.

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“To the detriment of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20the%20detriment%20of. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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