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threat

noun

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something that may cause injury or harm
  • terrorism is a threat to the safety of people everywhere

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The first known use of threat was before the 12th century

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“Threat.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/threat. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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