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peril

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈper.əl/ formal us  
great danger, or something that is very dangerous: I never felt that my life was in peril. The journey through the mountains was fraught with peril (= full of dangers). Teenagers must be warned about the perils of unsafe sex.do sth at your peril to do something that might be very dangerous for you: We underestimate the destructiveness of war at our peril.
Translations of “peril”
in Korean 위험…
in Arabic خَطر…
in French péril…
in Turkish büyük tehlike…
in Italian pericolo, rischio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 巨大的危險, 危難,險境…
in Russian опасность, риск…
in Polish niebezpieczeństwo…
in Spanish peligro…
in Portuguese perigo, risco…
in German die Gefahr…
in Catalan perill, risc…
in Japanese (大きな)危険, 危機…
in Chinese (Simplified) 巨大的危险, 险情,险境…
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