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adverb dangerously pronunciation in British English /ˈdeɪndʒərəsli/
  1. 1
    to such a degree that harm, death, damage, or destruction is possible
    dangerously low/high/hot etc:

    Her blood pressure was climbing dangerously high.

    dangerously close/near:

    He was standing dangerously close to the machine.

    dangerously ill:

    Your father is dangerously ill and may not survive the night.

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  2. 2
    in a way that is likely to harm someone or to damage something

    Rimmington denied that he was driving dangerously last night.

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