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Princeton's WordNet

  1. endangeredadjective

    (of flora or fauna) in imminent danger of extinction

    "an endangered species"

GCIDE

  1. endangeredadjective

    Being in a condition or situation where life or serious harm is possible; in danger; at risk.

  2. endangeredadjective

    Small in numbers, with significant possibility of extinction; -- of species.

Wiktionary

  1. endangeredadjective

    in danger, at risk, said of something where there is a strong possibility something bad will happen to it (for example, a species in danger of going extinct)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Endangered

    of Endanger

Freebase

  1. Endangered

    Endangered is the 8th studio album by hard rock band Pink Cream 69.

Editors Contribution

  1. endangered

    When situations are beyond our control and yet we still strive to make something meaningful out of it.

    Submitted by anonymous on May 12, 2019  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of endangered in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of endangered in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of endangered in a Sentence

  1. Corrie Moreau:

    Although I know there are some people interested in potentially resurrecting this species, I think we have a long way to go before we would be able to actually do this, it would require significant time and financial resources to not only recapitulate its genome, but also establish the required host plants for the larvae and native symbiotic ants. During this time of a global insect decline, I would prefer to see our resources put towards saving those species already endangered or protecting critical habitat.

  2. Sylvia Fallon:

    The Endangered Species Act has been tremendously successful at saving this population and preventing its demise, And retaining those valuable protections until the Yellowstone grizzly population is more robust and its future more certain is the best way to turn that past success into true recovery.

  3. Pope Francis:

    The last forests are menaced by forest fires, poaching, the unrestricted cutting down of valuable woodlands. Plant and animal biodiversity is endangered by contraband and illegal exportation.

  4. The US:

    We don't think the Turks ought to undertake military action that's not fully coordinated with and agreed to by The US at a minimum so they don't endanger our troops -- but also so that they meet the President's requirement that the Syrian opposition forces that have fought with us are not endangered.

  5. Michael Robinson:

    The Justice Department should resume prosecuting those who kill endangered wildlife, and the Interior Department should develop a national wolf recovery plan to ensure that the fate of wolves in an entire state cannot be determined by any number of negligent or rogue shooters.

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  • المهددة بالانقراArabic
  • застрашенBulgarian
  • ohroženýCzech
  • peligrado, en peligro de extinciónSpanish
  • uhanalainenFinnish
  • en dangerFrench
  • בסיכוןHebrew
  • खतरे मेंHindi
  • veszélyeztetettHungarian
  • a rischioItalian
  • בסכנת הכחדהHebrew
  • ಅಳಿವಿನಂಚಿನಲ್ಲಿರುವKannada
  • bedreigdDutch
  • zagrożonyPolish
  • ameaçadas de extinçãoPortuguese
  • исчеза́ющий, угрожа́емый, вымира́ющийRussian
  • అంతరించిపోతున్న, ప్రమాదంలో ఉన్న, ముప్పు పొంచి ఉన్న, అంతరిస్తున్నTelugu
  • 濒危Chinese

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