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hazardnoun [C]

 us   /ˈhæz·ərd/

hazard noun [C] (DANGER)

something dangerous and likely to cause damage: a health/fire hazard
hazardous
adjective  us   /ˈhæz·ər·dəs/
a hazardous road

hazardverb [T]

 us   /ˈhæz·ərd/

hazard verb [T] (RISK)

to risk making a guess or suggestion: She wouldn’t hazard a guess about the meaning of the word.
Translations of “hazard”
in Arabic مُخاطَرة…
in Korean 위험…
in Malaysian bahaya…
in French danger…
in Turkish tehlike, risk…
in Italian azzardo, rischio, pericolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 危險物,危害物…
in Russian риск, источник опасности…
in Polish zagrożenie…
in Vietnamese mối nguy hiểm, sự độc hại…
in Spanish riesgo, peligro…
in Portuguese perigo, risco…
in Thai ความอันตราย…
in German das Wagnis…
in Catalan perill, risc…
in Japanese 危険…
in Indonesian bahaya…
in Chinese (Simplified) 危险物,危害物…
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