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Definition of menace verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    menace

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈmɛnəs//
     
    menace something/somebody (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they menace
     
    he / she / it menaces
     
    past simple menaced
     
    -ing form menacing
     
     
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  1. 1to be a possible danger to something or someone synonym threaten
  2. 2 Many of our coastal wetlands are being menaced by major development projects.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: menace

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