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Translation of "precarious" - English-Spanish dictionary

precarious

adjective   /prɪˈkeə.ri.əs/
in a dangerous state because of not being safe or not being held in place firmly precario The lorry was lodged in a very precarious way, with its front wheels hanging over the cliff.2325
A precarious situation is likely to get worse. precario Many borrowers now find themselves caught in a precarious financial position.1005
precariousness noun [no plural]   /-nəs/
(Definition of precarious from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

precarious

adjective /priˈkeəriəs/
insecure; risky or dangerous precario a precarious financial position.
precariously adverb
precariamente The acrobat was precariously balancing on a tightrope.
precariousness noun
precariedad
(Definition of precarious from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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