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From Middle French hasardeux


hazardous (comparative more hazardous, superlative most hazardous)

  1. Risky, dangerous, with the nature of a hazard.
    • 2014 June 14, “It's a gas”, The Economist, volume 411, number 8891: 
      But out of sight is out of mind. And that [] means that many old sewers have been neglected and are in dire need of repair. If that repair does not come in time, the result is noxious and potentially hazardous.
  2. (Can we clean up(+) this sense?) Exposing to loss or evil.
  3. Of or involving chance.

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