Definitions for threatened
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word threatened
(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.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
These are extremely rare, threatened monkeys.
We are threatened to become a species in extinction.
Our families were threatened, houses to be blown up.
At that point they felt their lives were threatened.
We are threatened because we are a country of liberty.
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