endangerment


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en·dan·ger

 (ĕn-dān′jər)
tr.v. en·dan·gered, en·dan·ger·ing, en·dan·gers
1. To expose to harm or danger; imperil.
2. To threaten with extinction.

en·dan′ger·ment n.
Synonyms: endanger, hazard, imperil, jeopardize, risk
These verbs mean to subject to danger, loss, or destruction: erratic driving that endangers lives; hazarded his health by smoking; a forest imperiled by acid rain; costs that jeopardized profits; wouldn't risk her financial security.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.endangerment - a source of dangerendangerment - a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune; "drinking alcohol is a health hazard"
danger - a cause of pain or injury or loss; "he feared the dangers of traveling by air"
health hazard - hazard to the health of those exposed to it
moral hazard - (economics) the lack of any incentive to guard against a risk when you are protected against it (as by insurance); "insurance companies are exposed to a moral hazard if the insured party is not honest"
occupational hazard - any condition of a job that can result in illness or injury
sword of Damocles - a constant and imminent peril; "the possibility hangs over their heads like the sword of Damocles"

endangerment

noun
Exposure to possible harm, loss, or injury:
Translations

endangerment

[ɪnˈdeɪndʒərmənt] n (LAW)mise f en dangerend date n [contract] → date f d'expiration
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Murray also calls for a re-examination of climate change science and the repeal of EPAs so-called endangerment finding the conclusion that both the Bush and Obama Administrations reached that found that global warming pollution from cars and SUVs was dangerous.
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Child endangerment captures the moral culpability of supervisory priests' misconduct, but child-endangerment statutes based on the Model Penal Code (MPC) do not legally cover supervisory priests or their acts.
WORCESTER -- A Blackstone mother charged with murdering her two infants and with abuse and reckless endangerment of her four surviving children will be arraigned in Worcester Superior Court today.
Monsignor William Lynn left a Pennsylvania jail after winning the right to appeal his conviction for child endangerment.
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Lynn, the former secretary for clergy for the Philadelphia archdiocese, has been in prison since June 22, serving a three- to six-year sentence after he was found guilty on one charge of child endangerment.
Those parents who speed with their children in vehicles, or do not make sure they are safely seated, are guilty of reckless endangerment and their love for their family must be called into question.
Summary: New Jersey mother charged with child endangerment after allegedly allowing her then five-year-old daughter onto a sun bed.