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precarious

US [prɪˈkeriəs]
UK [prɪˈkeəriəs]
  • adj.不稳的;不确定的;不保险的;危险的
  • Web不稳定的;不安全的;不安定的
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adj.
1.
不稳的;不确定的;不保险的;危险的not safe or certain; dangerous
He earned a precarious living as an artist.
作为一个艺术家,他过的是朝不保夕的生活。
The museum is in a financially precarious position.
这家博物馆的财政状况不稳定。
2.
摇摇欲坠的;不稳固的likely to fall or cause sb to fall
That ladder looks very precarious.
那梯子看来摇摇晃晃的。
The path down to the beach is very precarious in wet weather.
通往海滨的小路在雨天非常湿滑危险。

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