(of flora or fauna) likely in the near future to become endangered
"the spotted owl is a threatened species, not yet an endangered one"
At risk of becoming endangered in the near future.
Feeling insecure or vulnerable.
US federal protection designation = Threatened.
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Rank popularity for the word 'threatened' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2747
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'threatened' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4431
The numerical value of threatened in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of threatened in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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