apparent danger

noun

Definition of apparent danger

: danger that appears from overt actual demonstration (as by conduct and acts indicative of a design to take life or inflict great personal injury) to make homicide appear necessary to self-preservation

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“Apparent danger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apparent%20danger. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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