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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

Terrorism is a significant threat to peace and security, prosperity and people.
Ban Ki-moon

At the heart of every really good Christmas movie is the threat, I suppose, to Christmas. Something is wrong with Christmas, in all of these movies. In 'The Polar Express,' there's a kid that doesn't really believe, and that's the threat to Christmas. In 'Santa Claus: The Movie,' jealousy and greed are threatening to overrun his Christmas.
James McAvoy

The single biggest existential threat that's out there, I think, is cyber.
Michael Mullen
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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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