Definition of "deleterious"
  1. Causing harm or damage
How to use "deleterious" in a sentence
  1. The asbestos in the building had a deleterious effect on the health of employees.
  2. The judge ruled that releasing the details of the case could have deleterious effects on the ongoing investigation.
  3. The attorney argued that her client's actions were nota deleterious to the other party.

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