Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Being in a condition or situation where life or serious harm is possible; in danger; at risk.
  • adjective Small in numbers, with significant possibility of extinction; -- of species.

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  • adjective in danger, at risk, said of something where there is a strong possibility something bad will happen to it (for example, a species in danger of going extinct)
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of endanger.

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  • adjective (of flora or fauna) in imminent danger of extinction

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Examples

  • Claiming that deer and rabbits are endangered is just IGNORANT and plain DUMB!

    I am getting so angry...

  • The most endangered is the one formerly held by Eric Massa, who resigned amid allegations that he sexually harassed men on his staff.

    New York Election results 2010: Andrew Cuomo defeats Carl Paladino for Governor

  • Unless your governments 'interests are in endangered why would they care about 100,000 residents of Kabul slaughtered by your governments' trained dogs during the civil war, or tens of thousands of Hazaras massacred by the Taliban.

    Asheel Qayum: Why the Badistans Are Right to be Angry

  • Unless your governments 'interests are in endangered why would they care about 100,000 residents of Kabul slaughtered by your governments' trained dogs during the civil war, or tens of thousands of Hazaras massacred by the Taliban.

    Asheel Qayum: Why the Badistans Are Right to be Angry

  • On the basis of that survey, the dolphin was classified as endangered by a predecessor to the Red List in 1986.

    Scientists work hard to avoid declaring a species extinct

  • The report indicates that the vast majority of the illegal online trade in endangered animals is done on eBay.

    EBay Bans Sale of Ivory - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Current research is concerned with certain endangered species, ecological interactions and population dynamics, on contamination of the water draining into the park, studies of the regeneration of the park's water system and continual monitoring of animals and conditions.

    Doñana National Park, Spain

  • The report indicates that the vast majority of the illegal online trade in endangered animals is done on eBay.

    EBay Bans Sale of Ivory - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • The fact that the wild horses closest to the ancestry of domestic horses, such as the tarpan E. ferus and takhi E. przewalskii, are extinct or highly endangered is an interesting point and probably not a coincidence [the horses in the adjacent image are New Forest ponies].

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • The fact that the wild horses closest to the ancestry of domestic horses, such as the tarpan E. ferus and takhi E. przewalskii, are extinct or highly endangered is an interesting point and probably not a coincidence [the horses in the adjacent image are New Forest ponies].

    History writ large at Electric Politics

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