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.
[en-deyn-jeyr] /ɛnˈdeɪn dʒeɪr/
verb (used with object)
1.
to expose to ; imperil:
It was foolish to endanger your life in that way.
/ɪnˈdeɪndʒəd/
adjective
1.
in danger: used esp of animals in danger of extinction: the giant panda is an endangered species
/ɪnˈdeɪndʒə/
verb
1.
(transitive) to put in danger or peril; imperil
v.

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

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