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haz·ard·ous

 (hăz′ər-dəs)
adj.
1. Marked by danger; perilous.
2. Depending on chance; risky.

haz′ard·ous·ly adv.
haz′ard·ous·ness n.

hazardous

(ˈhæzədəs)
adj
1. involving great risk
2. depending on chance
ˈhazardously adv
ˈhazardousness n

haz•ard•ous

(ˈhæz ər dəs)

adj.
1. full of risk; perilous; risky: a hazardous journey.
2. dependent on chance.
[1570–80]
haz′ard•ous•ly, adv.
haz′ard•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hazardous - involving risk or danger; "skydiving is a hazardous sport"; "extremely risky going out in the tide and fog"; "a wild financial scheme"
dangerous, unsafe - involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm; "a dangerous criminal"; "a dangerous bridge"; "unemployment reached dangerous proportions"

hazardous

adjective dangerous, risky, difficult, uncertain, unpredictable, insecure, hairy (slang), unsafe, precarious, perilous, parlous (archaic or humorous), dicey (informal, chiefly Brit.), fraught with danger, chancy (informal) Below decks was hazardous in very heavy weather.
safe, secure, sure, sound, stable, reliable

hazardous

adjective
Involving possible risk, loss, or injury:
Slang: hairy.
Translations
مَحْفوف بالمَخاطِر
nebezpečný
farlig
áhættusamur
tvegan

hazardous

[ˈhæzədəs] ADJ [waste, chemicals, weather conditions] → peligroso; [occupation, journey, enterprise] → arriesgado, peligroso
hazardous pay (US) → prima f or plus m de peligrosidad
hazardous to healthpeligroso para la salud

hazardous

[ˈhæzərdəs] adj [substances, chemicals, conditions] → dangereux/euse, risqué(e)
to be hazardous to sb → être dangereux/euse pour qnhazardous waste ndéchets mpl dangereuxhazard pay n (US)prime f de risque

hazardous

adj (= dangerous)gefährlich; (= risky)riskant; hazardous to healthgesundheitsgefährdend; bungee jumping is a hazardous businessBungeespringen ist eine gefährliche or riskante Angelegenheit; such jobs are hazardous to one’s healthsolche Arbeiten gefährden die Gesundheit

hazardous

:
hazardous material
nGefahrstoff m; (Mot) → Gefahrgut nt
hazardous waste
nSondermüll m

hazardous

[ˈhæzədəs] adjrischioso/a, pericoloso/a

hazard

(ˈhӕzəd) noun
(something which causes) a risk of harm or danger. the hazards of mountain-climbing.
verb
1. to risk; to be prepared to do (something, the result of which is uncertain). Are you prepared to hazard your life for the success of this mission?
2. to put forward (a guess etc).
ˈhazardous adjective
dangerous. a hazardous journey; hazardous waste.
ˈhazardousness noun

hazardous

a. arriesgado-a, peligroso-a.

hazardous

adj peligroso, riesgoso
References in classic literature ?
As the credulous and excited traveler related the hazardous chances of the wilderness, the blood of the timid curdled with terror, and mothers cast anxious glances even at those children which slumbered within the security of the largest towns.
Thus, Hepzibah was well content to acknowledge Phoebe's vastly superior gifts as a shop-keeper'--she listened, with compliant ear, to her suggestion of various methods whereby the influx of trade might be increased, and rendered profitable, without a hazardous outlay of capital.
And hazardous, too; for in attempting a disenchantment without the true key, you are liable to err, and turn your hogs into dogs, and the dogs into cats, the cats into rats, and so on, and end by reducing your materials to nothing finally, or to an odorless gas which you can't follow -- which, of course, amounts to the same thing.
We went, as usual, to our several fields of labor, but with bosoms highly agitated with thoughts of our truly hazardous undertaking.
That is saying too much: such hazardous affirmations are a proof of the excitement under which you labour.
of Antiquaries, it was relinquished as a hazardous experiment.
We stayed, however, in this place from the latter end of July to the beginning of September, when having provided ourselves with other vessels, we set out for Cochim, and landed there after a very hazardous and difficult passage, made so partly by the currents and storms which separated us from each other, and partly by continual apprehensions of the English and Dutch, who were cruising for us in the Indian seas.
Sir," answered Don Quixote, "that cannot be on any account omitted, and the knight-errant would be disgraced who acted otherwise: for it is usual and customary in knight-errantry that the knight-errant, who on engaging in any great feat of arms has his lady before him, should turn his eyes towards her softly and lovingly, as though with them entreating her to favour and protect him in the hazardous venture he is about to undertake, and even though no one hear him, he is bound to say certain words between his teeth, commending himself to her with all his heart, and of this we have innumerable instances in the histories.
An experiment of this nature would always be hazardous in the face of a constitution in any degree competent to its own defense, and of a people enlightened enough to distinguish between a legal exercise and an illegal usurpation of authority.
A backward glance convinced me that to return by the way I had come would be more hazardous than to continue across the plateau, so, putting spurs to my poor beast, I made a dash for the opening to the pass which I could distinguish on the far side of the table land.
It would be hazardous to specify his exact industry.
Things are getting desperate, and it is at least a chance, though a hazardous one.