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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
1590-1600
1590-1600; endanger + -ed2
Related forms
unendangered, adjective
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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
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