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Definition of Threat

Threat

  1. The expression of an intention to inflict evil or injury on another; the declaration of an evil, loss, or pain to come; menace; threatening; denunciation.
  2. To threaten.

Threat Quotations

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Racism is man's gravest threat to man - the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason.
Abraham Joshua Heschel

All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do.
Leo Tolstoy

Even the Soviet Union, with its huge nuclear arsenal, was a threat that could be deterred by the prospect of retaliation. But suicide bombers cannot be deterred. They can only be annihilated - preemptively and unilaterally, if necessary.
Thomas Sowell

NATO was built to counteract the Soviet Union in its day and time. At this point there is no threat coming from the Soviet Union, because there is no Soviet Union anymore. And where there was the Soviet Union once, there is now a number of countries, among them the new and democratic Russia.
Vladimir Putin
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Threat Translations

threat in Afrikaans is dreigement, bedreiging
threat in Danish is trussel
threat in Dutch is bedreiging, dreigement, dreiging
threat in French is menace
threat in German is Drohung, Bedrohung, drohen, Drohung
threat in Italian is minaccia
threat in Spanish is amagar, amago, amenaza
threat in Swedish is hotelse, hot
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