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Polish translation of “threat”

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
(Definition of threat from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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