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Definition of Hazardous


  1. Exposed to hazard; dangerous; risky.

Hazardous Quotations

Small miseries, like small debts, hit us in so many places, and meet us at so many turns and corners, that what they want in weight, they make up in number, and render it less hazardous to stand the fire of one cannon ball, than a volley composed of such a shower of bullets.
Rudyard Kipling

True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.
Winston Churchill

The Ethiopian government's use of the railway from Djibouti to Addis Ababa was, in practice, a hazardous regards transport of arms intended for the Ethiopian forces.
Haile Selassie

Ironically, it is only when disaster strikes that the shuttle makes the headlines. Its routine flights attracted less media interest than unmanned probes to the planets or the images from the Hubble Telescope. The fate of Columbia (like that of Challenger in 1986) reminded us that space is still a hazardous environment.
Martin Rees

New legislation has just been adopted by the International Labour Organization on the Worst Forms of Child Labor, such as bonded labour, prostitution and hazardous work.
Carol Bellamy
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Hazardous Translations

hazardous in Dutch is riskant, bedenkelijk, gewaagd
hazardous in French is hasardeux
hazardous in German is riskant
hazardous in Italian is rischioso
hazardous in Latin is periculosus
hazardous in Norwegian is risikabel
hazardous in Portuguese is perigoso
hazardous in Spanish is arriesgado
hazardous in Swedish is vansklig, farlig
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