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en·dan·gered

endangered

 
pronunciation:
ihn deIn jrd
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: in danger of becoming extinct. When a type of animal is endangered, it means that few of these animals exist now, and it is possible that there will be no more of these animals in the future.
Animals become endangered when they can no longer find the food they need to eat or because there is no more place for them to live.
 
definition 2: at risk of becoming seriously hurt or killed.
Finally, the endangered children were rescued from the flood waters.
similar words:
insecure