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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.
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