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endangered

[en-deyn-jerd] /ɛnˈdeɪn dʒərd/
adjective
1.
threatened with a danger:
endangered lives of trapped coal miners.
2.
threatened with extinction:
The bald eagle may be endangered.
Origin of endangered
1590-1600
1590-1600; endanger + -ed2
Related forms
unendangered, adjective

endanger

[en-deyn-jeyr] /ɛnˈdeɪn dʒeɪr/
verb (used with object)
1.
to expose to danger; imperil:
It was foolish to endanger your life in that way.
Origin
1400-50; late Middle English; see en-1, danger
Related forms
endangerment, noun
Synonyms
threaten, jeopardize, hazard, risk.
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endangered

/ɪnˈdeɪndʒəd/
adjective
1.
in danger: used esp of animals in danger of extinction: the giant panda is an endangered species

endanger

/ɪnˈdeɪndʒə/
verb
1.
(transitive) to put in danger or peril; imperil
Derived Forms
endangerment, noun
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Word Origin and History for endangered

endanger

v.

late 15c., from en- (1) "make, put in" + danger. Related: Endangered; endangering. Endangered species first recorded 1964.

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