Definition of endangered in English:


Line breaks: en|dan¦gered
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdeɪnʤəd


  • (Of a species) seriously at risk of extinction: legislation to protect endangered species elephants are acutely endangered in East Africa
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    • Magnolia stellata is an endangered tree species endemic to the Tokai region of central Japan.
    • For more on conservation and endangered species, visit Animals on the Edge
    • Many people believe it is right to try to protect endangered species from extinction.

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used to address an English nobleman