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UK [ˈdeɪndʒə(r)] / US [ˈdeɪndʒər] noun
Word forms "danger":
singular danger plural dangers
a) [uncountable] a situation in which harm, death, damage, or destruction is possible

The notice said "Danger! Keep Out!"

in danger:

The President was in no danger at any time.

be in great/grave danger:

You must leave immediately. You're in great danger here.

put someone/someone's life in danger:

His actions put the child's life in danger.

be out of danger:

All three children are now reported to be out of danger.

danger from:

danger from exposure to radiation

face danger:

This man had faced danger and death without flinching.

b) [countable/uncountable] a situation in which something unpleasant might happen
danger of:

We must act now to avoid the danger of another rise in interest rates.

danger (that):

There is a danger that the money will simply be wasted.

a real/great/serious danger:

There is a very real danger that people will lose interest.

in danger of (doing) something:

The peace talks are now in danger of collapse.

there's no danger of that (= it is very unlikely):

"What if he comes back early from lunch?" "There's no danger of that."

2) [countable] a person or thing that might harm someone or damage something
danger to:

The animal is a danger to the public.

pose a danger to someone/something:

Landslides and falling rocks pose a serious danger to tourists.

danger of:

a campaign to warn children of the dangers of electricity

be on/off the danger listBritish to be very ill in hospital and likely to die/no longer very ill in hospital and not likely to die. The American expression is the critical list.

English dictionary. 2014.

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