hazardous

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhæzərdəs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈhæzɚdəs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hazər dəs)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
haz•ard•ous /ˈhæzɚdəs/USA pronunciation  adj. 
  1. full of risk;
    risky;
    dangerous:a hazardous journey.
haz•ard•ous•ly, adv. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
haz•ard•ous  (hazər dəs),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. full of risk;
    perilous;
    risky:a hazardous journey.
  2. dependent on chance.
hazard•ous•ly, adv. 
hazard•ous•ness, n. 
  • hazard + -ous 1570–80
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . dangerous, unsafe.
    • 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . chancy, uncertain, risky, speculative.
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . safe, secure.
    • 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . sure, certain, reliable.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
hazardous /ˈhæzədəs/ adj
  1. involving great risk
  2. depending on chance

ˈhazardously adv ˈhazardousness n
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