What does threatened mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  1. threatened(Adjective)

    At risk of becoming endangered in the near future.

  2. threatened(Adjective)

    Feeling insecure or vulnerable.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Threatened

    of Threaten

Freebase

  1. Threatened

    US federal protection designation = Threatened.

British National Corpus

  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

How to pronounce threatened?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say threatened in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of threatened in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of threatened in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of threatened in a Sentence

  1. Barack Obama:

    Think about that. If another country threatened to wipe out an American town, we'd do everything in our power to protect ourselves, climate change poses the same threat, right now.

  2. Tom Udall:

    Even as archaeologists are making exciting new discoveries about this region – and even as Tribes and the American public speak out in overwhelming support of protecting this precious landscape – Chaco is being threatened by expanding energy development, including recently proposed leasing inside this long-standing buffer zone.

  3. Walmart International:

    The purported rationale of such regulations is to protect small retail players who are seen to be threatened.

  4. Donald Trump:

    Well, I would say he's been threatened by the truth.

  5. Robert Breinig:

    Last year, Martin County threatened to ruin our dream of owning and running a restaurant on our own piece of property, five hundred dollars a day would put me out of business in a week.

Images & Illustrations of threatened

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