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Pronunciation of Detriment: Learn how to pronounce Detriment in English correctly

Learn how to say Detriment correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word detriment:

[mass noun]
the state of being harmed or damaged:
he is engrossed in his work to the detriment of his married life
light industry can be carried out in a residential area without detriment to its amenities
[count noun] a cause of harm or damage:
such tests are a detriment to good education
late Middle English in the sense ‘loss sustained by damage’: from Old French, from Latin detrimentum, from detri-, stem of deterere ‘wear away’