Definition of prejudicial adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌpredʒuˈdɪʃl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpredʒuˈdɪʃl//
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prejudicial (to something) (formal) harming or likely to harm somebody/something synonym damaging developments prejudicial to the company’s future Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French prejudiciel, from prejudice, from Latin praejudicium, from prae ‘in advance’ + judicium ‘judgement’.
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