Translation of "threat" - English-Polish dictionary


noun uk /θret/ us
HARM [ C ]

B2 If someone makes a threat, they say they will kill or hurt you, or cause problems for you if you do not do what they want.

a death threat
I was scared he would carry out his threat (= do what he said he would do).

B2 someone or something that is likely to cause harm or damage

Smoking poses (= is) a serious threat to your health.
POSSIBILITY [ no plural ]

the possibility that something bad will happen

groźba, zagrożenie
the threat of invasion
The threat of closure looms over the workforce.

(Translation of “threat” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)