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Definition of "unsafe" []

  • Not safe; dangerous. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unsafe" in a sentence
  • "Firefighters on Tuesday placed a wreath outside the home, which building officials tore down on Monday due to what they called unsafe conditions."
  • "Bristol-Myers also lobbied on legislation, enacted in September, to overhaul patent regulations, and against allowing importation of what it calls "unsafe prescription drugs" from countries where they are cheaper."
  • "She said she cannot change the climate issues - poor school facilities - which she described as unsafe and unhealthy."