Meaning of “imminent peril” in the English Dictionary

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"imminent peril" in Business English

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imminent perilnoun [ U ]

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INSURANCE, LAW a situation in which something very bad is likely to happen, for example that you might be so badly hurt that you are unlikely to survive:

Under California law, a person may use deadly force in self-defense if they believe they are in imminent peril of death or serious injury.

(Definition of “imminent peril” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)