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English definition of “hazard”

hazard

noun [C]  /ˈhæz·ərd/ us  

hazard noun [C] (DANGER)

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

hazard

verb [T]  /ˈhæz·ərd/ us  

hazard verb [T] (RISK)

to risk making a guess or suggestion: She wouldn’t hazard a guess about the meaning of the word.
(Definition of hazard from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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