affect detrimentally
index prejudice (injure)

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  • prejudice — prej·u·dice 1 / pre jə dəs/ n [Old French, from Latin praejudicium previous judgment, damage, from prae before + judicium judgment] 1: injury or detriment to one s legal rights or claims (as from the action of another): as a: substantial… …   Law dictionary

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  • spoil — spoilable, adj. spoilless, adj. /spoyl/, v., spoiled or spoilt, spoiling, n. v.t. 1. to damage severely or harm (something), esp. with reference to its excellence, value, usefulness, etc.: The water stain spoiled the painting. Drought spoiled the …   Universalium

  • spoil — [[t]spɔɪl[/t]] v. spoiledorspoilt, spoil•ing, 1) to damage or harm severely; ruin: The tear spoiled the delicate fabric[/ex] 2) to impair the quality of; affect detrimentally: Bad weather spoiled our vacation[/ex] 3) to impair the character of… …   From formal English to slang

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  • prejudice — /ˈprɛdʒədəs / (say prejuhduhs) noun 1. an unfavourable opinion or feeling formed beforehand or without knowledge, thought, or reason. 2. any preconceived opinion or feeling, favourable or unfavourable. 3. disadvantage resulting from some… …   Australian English dictionary

  • PARENT AND CHILD — STATUS OF THE CHILD In Jewish law, there is no discrimination against a child because of the mere fact that he is born out of lawful wedlock. While the said fact may complicate the question of establishing paternity, once the identity of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Expose — Ex*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exposing}.] [F. exposer; pref. ex (L. ex out)+poser to place. See {Pose}, v. t.] 1. To set forth; to set out to public view; to exhibit; to show; to display; as, to expose goods for sale;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exposed — Expose Ex*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exposing}.] [F. exposer; pref. ex (L. ex out)+poser to place. See {Pose}, v. t.] 1. To set forth; to set out to public view; to exhibit; to show; to display; as, to expose goods for …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exposing — Expose Ex*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exposing}.] [F. exposer; pref. ex (L. ex out)+poser to place. See {Pose}, v. t.] 1. To set forth; to set out to public view; to exhibit; to show; to display; as, to expose goods for …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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