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threat

US [θret]
UK [θret]
  • n.威胁,恐吓;凶兆;隐患
  • v.〈古,方〉同“threaten”
  • Web威胁点;威胁分析;威胁因素
Plural Form:threats  
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n.
1.
[c][u]
~ (to do sth)
威胁;恐吓a statement in which you tell sb that you will punish or harm them, especially if they do not do what you want
to make threats against sb
对某人进行威胁
She is prepared to carry out her threat to resign.
她以辞职作为要挟,已准备好付诸行动。
He received death threats from right-wing groups.
他收到了右翼团体的死亡恐吓。
crimes involving violence or the threat of violence
涉及暴力或暴力威胁的罪行
2.
[u][c][ususing]
凶兆;不详之兆the possibility of trouble, danger or disaster
These ancient woodlands are under threat from new road developments.
新道路的修建可能对这些古老的林地造成破坏。
There is a real threat of war.
确有可能发生战争。
3.
[c][ususing]
~ (to sth)
构成威胁的人;形成威胁的事物a person or thing that is likely to cause trouble, danger, etc.
He is unlikely to be a threat to the Spanish player in the final.
相信他不会在决赛中对这位西班牙运动员形成威胁。
Drugs pose a major threat to our society.
毒品成为对社会的一大威胁。

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