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Translation of "menace" - English-Spanish dictionary

menace

noun   /ˈmen.ɪs/
something that is likely to cause harm amenaza Drunk drivers are a menace to everyone. Dogs running loose are a public menace. the menace of industrial pollution1005
[no plural] a dangerous quality that makes you think someone is going to do something bad amenaza He had a slight air of menace which made me uneasy. He spoke with a hint of menace.1005
mainly UK informal a person, especially a child, who is very annoying diablillo 2448
verb   /ˈmen.ɪs/ formal
If someone or something menaces a person or thing, he, she, or it threatens seriously to harm it. to threaten seriously to harm a person or thing amenazar Hurricane Hugo menaced the eastern coast for a week.1005
(Definition of menace from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

menace

noun /ˈmenəs/
something likely to cause injury, damage etc amenaza, peligro Traffic is a menace on narrow roads.
a threat or show of hostility amenaza His voice was full of menace.
menacing adjective
threatening to harm amenazador, amenazante She gave him a menacing look.
menacingly adverb
de manera amenazadora
(Definition of menace from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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