perilous Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"perilous" in British English

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perilousadjective

uk   us   /ˈper.əl.əs/ formal
extremelydangerous: The ​countryroads are ​quite perilous.
perilously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
She came perilouslyclose to getting herself ​killed in her ​attempt to ​break the ​worldrecord.
(Definition of perilous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"perilous" in American English

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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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