Definition of "detriment"
  1. The act of sacrificing a benefit or right that one is entitled to, as part of a contract
How to use "detriment" in a sentence
  1. In order to reach a compromise, she experienced a detriment by forfeiting her right to the property.
  2. The company suffered a detriment when they agreed to dissolve the sought-after contract clause.
  3. He willingly accepted the detriment, giving up part of his claim in the settlement negotiation.

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