Definitions for threatened

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  1. threatened(adj)

    (of flora or fauna) likely in the near future to become endangered

    "the spotted owl is a threatened species, not yet an endangered one"

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  1. threatened(Adjective)

    At risk of becoming endangered in the near future.

  2. threatened(Adjective)

    Feeling insecure or vulnerable.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Threatened

    of Threaten

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  1. Threatened

    US federal protection designation = Threatened.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'threatened' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2747

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'threatened' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4431


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