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EtymologyEdit

From Old French, from Vulgar Latin *nocĕre, from Latin nocēre, present active infinitive of noceō (I hurt). Cf. also the Old French form nuisir.

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  • IPA(key): /nɥiʁ/
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nuire

  1. (intransitive) to harm, to spoil
    Fumer nuit à la santé. — Smoking is harmful to your health.
    La cigarette nuit au bébé. — Cigarettes are harmful to a baby.

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