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English definition of “hazard”

hazard

noun [C]     /ˈhæz.əd/ US  /-ɚd/
C1 something that is dangerous and likely to cause damage: a health/fire hazard The busy traffic entrance was a hazard to pedestrians.Dangers and threats
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