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threat

Legal Definition of threat

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Definition of threat

Etymology

    Old English ūrēat ("crowd, army").

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /θrɛt/
  • enPR: thrĕt, SAMPA: /TrEt/
  • Audio (US) [?]
  • Rhymes: -ɛt

Noun

threat (plural threats)

  1. an expression of intent to injure or punish another.
  2. an indication of imminent danger.
  3. a person or object that is regarded as a danger; a menace.

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