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English definition of “an accident waiting to happen”

an accident waiting to happen

a very dangerous situation in which an accident is very likely Accidents and disastersDifficult situations and unpleasant experiencesFailuresPotentialHoping and hopefulness
(Definition of an accident waiting to happen from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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