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Definition of 'hazard'

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  1. a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune; "drinking alcohol is a health hazard"
       Synonyms: jeopardy peril risk endangerment
  2. an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another; "bad luck caused his downfall"; "we ran into each other by pure chance"
       Synonyms: luck fortune chance
  3. an obstacle on a golf course


  1. put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation; "I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"; "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong"
       Synonyms: guess venture pretend
  2. put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"
       Synonyms: venture adventure stake jeopardize
  3. take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
       Synonyms: gamble chance risk take chances adventure run a risk take a chance

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