♦ damage

♦ damage /ˈdæmɪdʒ/
n.
1 [u] danni: The storm caused a great deal of damage, la tempesta ha causato molti danni; There was serious damage to trees and buildings, gli alberi e gli edifici hanno subito gravi danni; to do [to suffer] damage, fare [subire] danni; No damage was done, non ci sono stati danni; to repair the damage, riparare i danni; (med.) brain [liver] damage, danni al cervello [al fegato]; The emotional damage could take years to repair, ci potrebbero volere anni per riparare i danni emotivi; fire damage, danni provocati dal fuoco; accidental damage, danno accidentale; (mil.) collateral damage, danni collaterali; extensive damage, danni rilevanti; minor damage, danno lieve; serious damage, danno grave
2 [u] (leg.) danno; pregiudizio: criminal damage, danneggiamento intenzionale; vandalismo; atti (pl.) vandalici; punitive damages, risarcimento di danni superiore a quelli arrecati (con valore punitivo)
3 (pl.) (leg.) danni; (anche) risarcimento dei danni, indennizzo: to be liable for damages, rispondere dei danni; We claimed damages, abbiamo chiesto il risarcimento dei danni; The judge awarded damages of £50,000, il giudice ha accolto la richiesta di risarcimento danni di 50 000 sterline; an award of damages, una sentenza di risarcimento danni
4 (fam.) costo; spesa: What's the damage?, qual è la spesa?
● (naut.) damage by act of God, danno dovuto a un caso di forza maggiore □ (ass.) damage claim, richiesta d'indennizzo □ (leg., in Inghil.) damage in law, danno presunto dalla legge (senza bisogno di prova) □ (autom.: di un respingente) damage-resistant, a prova d'urto; antiurto □ (ass.) damage survey, perizia dei danni.
♦ (to) damage /ˈdæmɪdʒ/
v. t.
1 danneggiare: The cathedral was severely damaged by the earthquake, la cattedrale è stata gravemente danneggiata dal terremoto; The fragile marine environment may have been damaged beyond repair, il fragile ecosistema marino potrebbe essere stato danneggiato irreparabilmente
2 nuocere a; danneggiare: Cigarettes can seriously damage your health, le sigarette possono nuocere gravemente alla salute
3 compromettere, pregiudicare: His involvement in the scandal may damage his career, il suo conivolgimento nello scandalo potrebbe compromettere la sua carriera.

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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