Definition of 'dangerous'
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You are the most dangerous thing to your organisation and to your government. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The world is a more dangerous place after his eight years in office. Times, Sunday Times (2017)These are extremely dangerous people and should not be allowed back on to the battlefield. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The world feels an uncertain and dangerous place at the moment. The Sun (2017)Now he knows he's got the sort of game that is dangerous. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I hope they catch the dangerous criminals who put her through such a life-changing ordeal. The Sun (2016)OLDER drivers are no more dangerous than other road users, a study has claimed. The Sun (2016)You do not consider the 500 to be very generous, given that you were given incorrect and potentially dangerous information. Times, Sunday Times (2017)What fool said a little knowledge is a dangerous thing? The Sun (2007)We are playing a very dangerous game here. The Sun (2013)So great that it became packed and potentially dangerous. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They were men who had done something big and dangerous and important. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They ensure the most dangerous criminals stay behind bars until they are of minimal risk. The Sun (2011)That seemed to him far more dangerous than dark roads. Burning Bright (2007)The only truly dangerous thing is ignorance. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This is a dangerous game for the trust to play. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was behaving like a potentially dangerous bully. The Sun (2014)There is something dangerous about him and anyone who employs him will have a few sleepless nights. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is already one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That is the road to dangerous miscalculation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The most dangerous thing is that this culling could open a rift between farmers and conservationists. The Sun (2011)Played a dangerous game by doing lots of shoving. The Sun (2006)But it is provocative and potentially extremely dangerous. The Sun (2015)It was a very dangerous piece of road. Broken Lives (1993)Retro car design can be a dangerous thing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It gives viewers the chance to join detectives as they hunt down dangerous criminals to keep us safe. The Sun (2010)Helicopters were deployed to help armed police on the ground to spot potentially dangerous animals still at large. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'dangerous'
British English: dangerous /ˈdeɪndʒərəs/ ADJECTIVE
If something is dangerous, it may hurt or harm you.
- American English: dangerous
- Arabic: خَطِير
- Brazilian Portuguese: perigoso
- Chinese: 危险的
- Croatian: opasan
- Czech: nebezpečný
- Danish: farlig
- Dutch: gevaarlijk
- European Spanish: peligroso
- Finnish: vaarallinen
- French: dangereux
- German: gefährlich
- Greek: επικίνδυνος
- Italian: pericoloso
- Japanese: 危険な
- Korean: 위험한
- Norwegian: farlig
- Polish: niebezpieczny
- European Portuguese: perigoso
- Romanian: periculos
- Russian: опасный
- Spanish: peligroso
- Swedish: farlig
- Thai: ซึ่งเป็นอันตราย
- Turkish: tehlikeli
- Ukrainian: небезпечний
- Vietnamese: nguy hiểm
Definition of dangerous from the Collins English Dictionary
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