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Princeton's WordNet

  1. threatenedadjective

    (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. threatenedadjective

    At risk of becoming endangered in the near future.

  2. threatenedadjective

    Feeling insecure or vulnerable.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Threatened

    of Threaten

Freebase

  1. Threatened

    US federal protection designation = Threatened.

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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

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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. Lawrence Rosen:

    The settlement agreement contained an arbitration clause that permitted EC, LLC to seek an injunction in the event of a breach or threatened breach of the agreement, the designated judge from the arbitration tribunal found that Ms. Clifford had violated the agreement and enjoined her from, among other things, filing this lawsuit.

  2. Ted Cruz:

    Cruz won the Republican contest in Utah Tuesday, capturing more than 50 percent of the vote and all 40 of the state’s delegates. Trump won the night's Arizona primary. When Donald gets scared, when he gets angry, when he gets threatened ... So last night Donald threatened my wife, he went directly after my wife.

  3. Jaroslaw Kaczynski:

    We will continue all of our efforts, from trying to uncover the truth about the Smolensk tragedy to defending democracy which is threatened by the current rule and to combating the de-christianisation (of Poland).

  4. Anne Scott:

    I was threatened not to tell anyone. If I told anyone he would come after me and I would be in trouble, i said nothing to anyone. I developed an eating disorder, I developed post-traumatic stress disorder, dissociative disorder, major anxiety and depression.

  5. President Trump:

    An American destroyer, USS Mahan, is currently shadowing the ship. An American destroyer thesame Russian spy ship President Trump threatened to shoot in 2017 not long after taking office.The Russian ship returned a year later. Hey, the greatest thing I could do is shoot that ship thats 30 miles offshore right out of the water, everyone in this country is going to say, Oh, its so great. Thats not great. Thats not great. I would love to be able to get along with Russia.

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