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
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say threatened in sign language?

  1. threatened

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. British Prime Minister David Cameron:

    Russia has different aims to us and they have repeatedly threatened to veto any such resolution.

  2. Imran Choudhary:

    Moving into the mobile market is a must for BT to defend its premium services, which are increasingly threatened as other players enhance their triple and quad play offerings.

  3. Steve Cockburn:

    There is a real risk of human rights violations in all of the countries threatened by Boko Haram, the countries that are also threatened by Boko Haram do not have to repeat the same mistakes and the same errors as Nigeria.

  4. Kevin Dye:

    If a group at an event protests, it does not become an issue with the United States Secret Service unless our protectee is threatened.

  5. Wendy Jarman:

    This has happened to many parents, they have been cited. They have been threatened, if they step one foot on school property they will be arrested and charged with who knows what.

Images & Illustrations of threatened

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