Definition of 'danger'
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There is a real danger that the grammar proposals would simply undermine them instead. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The great danger is that this combination of complacency and recklessness will provoke an accidental conflict. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The biggest danger for us is us. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They also want studies into the possible dangers from using electronic nicotine devices. The Sun (2016)Trading Standards says that its priority is issues where lives may be in danger. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The MPs have warned that any delay in the modernisation would bring real dangers. The Sun (2016)The move will be welcomed by those who accuse the government of doing too little to warn people about the dangers of air pollution. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is also the danger of people spending the whole pot at 60 and not having a longterm savings structure in place. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We know, from dire experience, the great dangers of being impressed by a cool look. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is a real danger of waiting too long. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The second great danger is using our theological position to obtain human power and prestige. Christianity Today (2000)Horses are quick to react to signs of danger and pain. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These people are not sensitive to the dangers and risks involved. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Time to fly into the danger zone. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This means there is a danger that you may actually get back less than you put in. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The slight drop in trip is ideal and he is a big danger. The Sun (2009)The public must be made aware of the possible dangers of food preservative consumption. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is a pursuit that contains danger and the possibility of arrest. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The first is the potential danger to the health of the consumer. Thorsons Organic Wine Guide (1991)It was not danger or evil which caused his attack on me. Somewhere East of Life (1994)Why does the system allow known dangers out to harm again and again? The Sun (2012)Then there is the obvious danger of injury. Times, Sunday Times (2014)For all they knew he was a real danger. The Sun (2008)The great danger is complacency that somehow the economic recovery is now on autopilot. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Read more about the dangers of being risk averse in our story opposite. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The probability of conceding a free kick in the danger zone is reduced. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The danger remains he may return to this honey pot. The Sun (2006)The biggest danger to fungi is pollution. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And there was a real danger that people would lose confidence in our ability to pay our debts. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There are people in danger because they know too much and others in danger because they know too little. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Think of the cost, the pain and the danger of something going horribly wrong. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'danger'
British English: danger /ˈdeɪndʒə/ NOUN
Danger is the possibility that someone may be harmed or killed.
My friends risked tremendous danger in order to help me.
- American English: danger
- Arabic: خَطَر
- Brazilian Portuguese: perigo
- Chinese: 危险
- Croatian: opasnost
- Czech: nebezpečí
- Danish: fare
- Dutch: gevaar
- European Spanish: peligro
- Finnish: vaara
- French: danger
- German: Gefahr
- Greek: κίνδυνος
- Italian: pericolo
- Japanese: 危険
- Korean: 위험
- Norwegian: fare
- Polish: niebezpieczeństwo
- European Portuguese: perigo
- Romanian: pericol
- Russian: опасность
- Spanish: peligro
- Swedish: fara farlighet
- Thai: อันตราย
- Turkish: tehlike
- Ukrainian: небезпека
- Vietnamese: sự nguy hiểm
Definition of danger from the Collins English Dictionary
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