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noun [countable] hazard pronunciation in American English /ˈhæzərd/
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singularhazard
pluralhazards
  1. something that could be dangerous or could cause damage or accidents
    One of the most widespread natural hazards is flooding.
    hazard of: We know the hazards of modern warfare.
    hazard to: Broken glass is a hazard to bare feet.
    fire/radiation/traffic hazard: There must be protection from radiation hazards.
    health hazard: Pollution is a major health hazard.

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