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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 ?
In consequence, very probably, of the military precautions of Captain Bonneville, he conducted his party in safety through this hazardous region.
From those early impressions, the grand enterprise of the great fur companies, and the hazardous errantry of their associates in the wild parts of our vast continent, have always been themes of charmed interest to me; and I have felt anxious to get at the details of their adventurous expeditions among the savage tribes that peopled the depths of the wilderness.
One night a squadron of Federal horse commanded by Major Seidel, a gallant and skillful officer, moved out from Readyville on an uncommonly hazardous enterprise requiring secrecy, caution and silence.
And there was only one way out of this hazardous manner of living, and that was to get out.
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.
As a rule, I never asked him if it were convenient for him or not to follow me in my travels; but this time the expedition in question might be prolonged, and the enterprise might be hazardous in pursuit of an animal capable of sinking a frigate as easily as a nutshell.
Therefore, he who considers the actions and the genius of this man will see nothing, or little, which can be attributed to fortune, inasmuch as he attained pre-eminence, as is shown above, not by the favour of any one, but step by step in the military profession, which steps were gained with a thousand troubles and perils, and were afterwards boldly held by him with many hazardous dangers.
A very few years more and the hazardous difficulties of handling a fleet under canvas shall have passed beyond the conception of seamen who hold in trust for their country Lord Nelson's legacy of heroic spirit.
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.
But as the enterprise was very hazardous, he called a council of all the generals in the army.
The trip across Africa would certainly be accomplished some day, and in a less hazardous manner.
It was a hazardous, though maybe a gallant thing to do, since it is probable that the legend commonly received has had no small share in the growth of Strickland's reputation; for there are many who have been attracted to his art by the detestation in which they held his character or the compassion with which they regarded his death; and the son's well-meaning efforts threw a singular chill upon the father's admirers.