Meaning of HAZARD in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ hæzə(r)d ]

( hazards, hazarding, hazarded)


A hazard is something which could be dangerous to you, your health or safety, or your plans or reputation.

A new report suggests that chewing-gum may be a health hazard...

N-COUNT : oft N to/for n , N of n


If you hazard someone or something, you put them into a situation which might be dangerous for them. ( mainly WRITTEN )

He could not believe that, had the Englishman known how much he was at risk, he would have hazarded his grandson.

VERB : V n


If you hazard or if you hazard a guess , you make a suggestion about something which is only a guess and which you know might be wrong.

I would hazard a guess that they’ll do fairly well in the next election...

VERB : V n

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