One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The action of putting someone or something at risk or in danger.‘prosecutors charged him with reckless endangerment of fellow passengers’‘child endangerment’
- ‘The student and parents have severed all contact due to circumstances that would constitute endangerment to the student.’
- ‘Languages are becoming extinct at an alarming rate which makes language endangerment the area of the greatest current concern to linguists.’
- ‘In September 1993, he was charged with two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, court records show.’
- ‘Species are listed, on the basis of reliable scientific evidence, according to their degree of endangerment.’
- ‘Matters addressed include treatment of POWs and endangerment of civilians.’
- ‘The authors display their disciplinary strengths in the chapters dealing with the biological/ecological/environmental aspects of species endangerment.’
- ‘For me to arm myself would be an act of public endangerment.’
- ‘In this way the turtle population is maintained at natural levels and risk of endangerment drastically reduced.’
- ‘I think this directive may cause endangerment in the form of illegal abortions and abandoned children.’
- ‘Cooper, who fired four shots, faces a misdemeanor endangerment charge.’
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