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Definition of endanger verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



endanger somebody/somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they endanger
he / she / it endangers
past simple endangered
-ing form endangering
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to put someone or something in a situation in which they could be harmed or damaged The health of our children is being endangered by exhaust fumes. That one mistake seriously endangered the future of the company. The sea turtle is an endangered species (= it may soon no longer exist). He denied possessing a rifle with intent to endanger life.
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