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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

When we think of the major threats to our national security, the first to come to mind are nuclear proliferation, rogue states and global terrorism. But another kind of threat lurks beyond our shores, one from nature, not humans - an avian flu pandemic.
Barack Obama

The threat or fear of violence should not become an excuse or justification for restricting freedom of speech.
Alan Dershowitz

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