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perilousadjective

uk   us   /ˈper.əl.əs/ formal
(Definition of perilous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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perilousadjective

 us   /ˈper·ə·ləs/ fml
dangerous
(Definition of perilous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “perilous”
in Arabic مَحفوف بِالمخاطِر…
in Korean 위험한…
in Portuguese perigoso, arriscado…
in Catalan perillós, arriscat…
in Japanese 非常に危険な, 危険に満ちた…
in Chinese (Simplified) 非常危险的…
in Turkish çok tehlikeli, korkutucu, ürkütücü…
in Russian опасный, рискованный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 非常危險的…
in Italian pericoloso…
in Polish niebezpieczny…
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