Definition: Meaning of, injury in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈɪn(d)ʒ(ə)ri /

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injury injuries
  1. [uncountable and countable] a wound or damage to part of your body caused by an accident or attack
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  2. [uncountable] law damage to someone's feelings
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injury used in phrases

  • accidental injury (noun)
    1. an accident that results in physical damage or hurt
  • combat injury (noun)
    1. military a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
  • injury time (noun)
    1. playing time added on to a game such as football because of time lost when players are injured [↪  extra time]
  • legal injury (noun)
    1. any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
  • penetrating injury (noun)
    1. as a knife, bullet or shrapnel injury incurred when an object penetrates into the body
  • repetitive strain injury (noun)
    1. medical pains in your hands, arms etc caused by doing the same hand movements many times, especially by using a computer KEYBOARD or MOUSE
  • whiplash injury (noun)
    1. as in an automobile accident the cervical vertebrae an injury to the neck resulting from rapid acceleration or deceleration
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