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“life-threatening” in British English

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life-threateningadjective

uk /ˈlaɪfˌθret.ən.ɪŋ/ us /ˈlaɪfˌθret.ən.ɪŋ/

(Definition of “life-threatening” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“life-threatening” in American English

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life-threateningadjective

us /ˈlɑɪfˌθret·ən·iŋ/

able to cause death:

a life-threatening experience/illness

(Definition of “life-threatening” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)