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threat

noun
 
 
/θret/
HARM [C] B2 when someone says they will kill or hurt you, or cause problems for you if you do not do what they want
pogróżka
a death threat I was scared he would carry out his threat (= do what he said he would do).Threats and warnings
DAMAGE [C] B2 someone or something that is likely to cause harm or damage
zagrożenie
[usually singular] a threat to the environment Smoking poses (= is) a serious threat to your health.Dangers and threats
POSSIBILITY [no plural] the possibility that something bad will happen
groźba, zagrożenie
the threat of invasionDangers and threats
Translations of “threat”
in Korean 협박, 위험…
in Arabic تَهْديد…
in French menace…
in Italian minaccia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 威脅,恐嚇…
in Russian угроза, опасность…
in Turkish tehdit, gözdağı, tehlike…
in Spanish amenaza…
in Portuguese ameaça…
in German die Drohung, die Gefahr, die Bedrohung…
in Catalan amenaça…
in Japanese 脅迫, 脅し…
in Chinese (Simplified) 威胁,恐吓…
(Definition of threat from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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