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threat
British English: /θrɛt/
American English: /θrɛt/

Translation of threat in French:

noun

  • 1 (verbal abuse) to make threats against somebody
    lancer des menaces contre quelqu'un
    to give in to threats
    céder à la menace
  • 2 (danger) to pose a threat to
    être une menace pour
    to be under threat
    from par
    under threat of
    sous la menace de
    (death, injury, punishment)
  • 3 (risk, possibility) because of the threat of more rain
    à cause du risque qu'il pleuve encore plus

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