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un·safe

 (ŭn-sāf′)
adj. un·saf·er, un·saf·est
Not safe; dangerous.

unsafe

(ʌnˈseɪf)
adj
1. not safe; perilous
2. (Law) (of a criminal conviction) based on inadequate or false evidence
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unsafe - lacking in security or safetyunsafe - lacking in security or safety; "his fortune was increasingly insecure"; "an insecure future"
unprotected - lacking protection or defense
dangerous, unsafe - involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm; "a dangerous criminal"; "a dangerous bridge"; "unemployment reached dangerous proportions"
vulnerable - susceptible to attack; "a vulnerable bridge"
2.unsafe - involving or causing danger or riskunsafe - involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm; "a dangerous criminal"; "a dangerous bridge"; "unemployment reached dangerous proportions"
unsafe, insecure - lacking in security or safety; "his fortune was increasingly insecure"; "an insecure future"
vulnerable - susceptible to attack; "a vulnerable bridge"
3.unsafe - not safe from attackunsafe - not safe from attack      
vulnerable - susceptible to attack; "a vulnerable bridge"

unsafe

adjective
2. vulnerable, threatened, exposed, unprotected, defenceless, open to attack In the larger neighbourhood, I felt very unsafe.

unsafe

adjective
1. Inadequately protected:
2. Involving possible risk, loss, or injury:
Slang: hairy.
Translations
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unsafe

[ˈʌnˈseɪf] ADJ
1. (= dangerous) [building, neighbourhood] → peligroso, poco seguro; [machine, vehicle, wiring] → poco seguro, peligroso; [working conditions] → peligroso
the car is unsafe to driveel coche no está en condiciones de conducirlo
it is unsafe to walk there at nightes peligroso caminar por ahí de noche
to declare a building unsafedeclarar un edificio un peligro
2. (= in danger) to be unsafe [person] → estar en peligro
to feel unsafeno sentirse seguro
3. (Jur) (= dubious) [evidence, conviction, verdict] → abierto a revisión judicial
4. (= unprotected) unsafe sexrelaciones fpl sexuales sin protección

unsafe

[ʌnˈseɪf] adj
(= dangerous) [machine, wiring] → dangereux/euse; [building] → peu sûr(e); [activity] → dangereux/euse; [method] → hasardeux/euse
The car was unsafe to drive → La voiture était dangereuse à conduire.
unsafe conditions in coal mines → les conditions dangereuses dans les mines de charbon
unsafe to drink → non potable
unsafe to eat → non comestible
it is unsafe to do sth → il est dangereux de faire qch
It is unsafe to play here → C'est dangereux de jouer ici.
unsafe sex → rapports mpl non protégés
(= in danger) [person] → en danger
to feel unsafe → ne pas se sentir en sécurité
(LAW) [conviction, verdict] → nul(le) (pour vice de procédure)

unsafe

adj
ladder, machine, car, personnicht sicher; (= dangerous) journey, toy, wiringgefährlich; druggesundheitsschädigend; streetgefährlich, unsicher; activitygefährlich, riskant; this is unsafe to eat/drinkdas ist nicht genießbar/trinkbar; the car is unsafe to drivedas Auto ist nicht verkehrssicher; it is unsafe to walk there at nightes ist gefährlich, dort nachts spazieren zu gehen; to be unsafe for human consumptionnicht zum Verzehr geeignet sein; to declare a house unsafe for habitationein Haus für unbewohnbar erklären; to feel unsafesich nicht sicher fühlen; he looked unsafe swaying about at the top of the ladderes sah gefährlich aus, wie er oben auf der Leiter hin und her schaukelte
(Jur: = unreliable) conviction, verdictungesichert; evidenceungesichert, unzuverlässig; unsafe and unsatisfactoryungesichert und unbefriedigend

unsafe

[ʌnˈseɪf] adj (machine, car, wiring) → pericoloso/a; (method) → poco sicuro/a, rischioso/a
unsafe to drink → non potabile
unsafe to eat → non commestibile
to feel unsafe → non sentirsi sicuro/a
References in classic literature ?
The charges exhibited against it are, first, that so small a number of representatives will be an unsafe depositary of the public interests; secondly, that they will not possess a proper knowledge of the local circumstances of their numerous constituents; thirdly, that they will be taken from that class of citizens which will sympathize least with the feelings of the mass of the people, and be most likely to aim at a permanent elevation of the few on the depression of the many; fourthly, that defective as the number will be in the first instance, it will be more and more disproportionate, by the increase of the people, and the obstacles which will prevent a correspondent increase of the representatives.
It was unsafe to meddle with the corpses and ghosts of these creatures.
The fourth duel was a tremendous encounter; but at the end of five or six minutes the surgeon interfered once more: another man so severely hurt as to render it unsafe to add to his harms.
Auld to instruct me further, telling her, among other things, that it was unlawful, as well as unsafe, to teach a slave to read.
As the "well- balanced radicals" charged at the time, my efforts were so strenuous, so unsafe and unsane, so ultra-revolutionary, that I retarded the socialist development in the United States by five years.
The thing was absurd: the air of the town would be certain to disagree with him, and with me as a nurse; the late hours and London habits would not suit me under such circumstances; and altogether he assured me that it would be excessively troublesome, injurious, and unsafe.
Thorpe; stop and speak to my brother, and tell him how very unsafe it is.
A government, the constitution of which renders it unfit to be trusted with all the powers which a free people ought to delegate to any government, would be an unsafe and improper depositary of the NATIONAL INTERESTS.
But Mrs Brooks felt it unsafe to watch on the landing again, and entered her own parlour below.
Levin had always advised his wife not to take the baby to the wood, thinking it unsafe, and he was not pleased to hear this.
Unsafe as was his present position, he was loath to forsake it for the more unsafe position on the halyards.
But you will not be able to see him, my poor child, and even if you could, it would be unsafe for you to make a sign of recognition.