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danger

noun uk   /ˈdeɪn.dʒər/ us    /-dʒɚ/
A2 [C or U] the possibility of harm or death to someone: Danger! Keep out! He drove so fast that I really felt my life was in danger. The doctors say he is now out of danger (= is not expected to die although he has been extremely sick). the dangers of rock-climbingB1 [C] something or someone that may harm you: Icy roads are a danger to drivers. The judge described him as a danger to society.danger of sth A2 the possibility that something bad will happen: If there's any danger of seeing Gary at the party, I'm not going. If he carries on like this he's in danger of losing his job.
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