Ecology At risk of becoming endangered. Used of a plant or an animal.(adjective)
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Use "threatened" in a sentence
"Threatened abortion The term threatened abortion is used when a pregnancy is complicated by vaginal bleeding before the 20th week."
"China to co-operate with her in readjusting what she described as the threatened balance."
"What could the word "threatened" possibly encompass?"