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precarious

adjective
 
 
/prɪˈkeəriəs/
SITUATION A precarious situation is likely to become worse.
tehlikeli, güvenliksiz, rizikolu, nazik
Many illegal immigrants are in a precarious position.Unsafe and insecure
NOT FIXED not fixed and likely to fall
sağlam değil, sallantılı, güvenilir olmayan
That shelf looks a bit precarious.Unsafe and insecure
precariously adverb
kötüye giden bir şekilde
Her cup was balanced precariously on the arm of the chair.
(Definition of precarious from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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