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dangernoun

uk   /ˈdeɪn.dʒər/  us   /ˈdeɪn.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-climbing
B1 [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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dangernoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈdeɪn·dʒər/
the possibility of harm or death, or of something unpleasant happening: [C] I quickly understood the dangers of rock climbing. [U] I felt my life was in danger. [U] They’re in danger of losing the playoffs.
A danger is also a harmful influence: [C] the dangers of air pollution
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