be, prove
consider sth
extremely, fairly, very, etc.

the burning of potentially hazardous medical waste


environmentally hazardous substances


These conditions are very hazardous for shipping.


chemicals that are hazardous to human beings

Hazardous is used with these nouns: ↑cargo, ↑chemical, ↑condition, ↑enterprise, ↑journey, ↑material, ↑occupation, ↑pesticide, ↑pollutant, ↑situation, ↑stretch, ↑substance, ↑task, ↑undertaking, ↑waste

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  • hazardous — haz·ard·ous adj: creating a hazard: involving or exposing one to risk (as of loss or harm) a hazardous occupation a hazardous substance haz·ard·ous·ly adv haz·ard·ous·ness n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Hazardous — Haz ard*ous ( [u^]s), a. [Cf. F. hasardeux.] Exposed to hazard; dangerous; risky. [1913 Webster] To enterprise so hazardous and high! Milton. Syn: Perilous; dangerous; bold; daring; adventurous; venturesome; precarious; uncertain. {Haz… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hazardous — UK US /ˈhæzədəs/ adjective ► dangerous and involving risk, especially to someone s health: »hazardous industries/materials/substances …   Financial and business terms

  • hazardous — (adj.) 1580s, venturesome; 1610s, perilous, from HAZARD (Cf. hazard) (n.) + OUS (Cf. ous) or from M.Fr. hasardeux (16c.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hazardous — precarious, risky, *dangerous, perilous Analogous words: venturesome, *adventurous: chancy, chance, haphazard, happy go lucky, *random Contrasted words: secure, *safe …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • hazardous — [adj] dangerous, unpredictable chancy, dicey*, difficult, hairy*, haphazard, hot*, insecure, parlous, perilous, precarious, risky, touchy, uncertain, unhealthy, unsafe, unsound, venturesome, wicked; concept 548 Ant. certain, guarded, predictable …   New thesaurus

  • hazardous — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ risky; dangerous. DERIVATIVES hazardously adverb hazardousness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • hazardous — [haz′ər dəs] adj. 1. of or involving chance 2. risky; dangerous; perilous hazardously adv …   English World dictionary

  • hazardous — Exposed to or involving danger; perilous; risky; involving risk of loss. Caminetti v. Guaranty Union Life Ins. Co., 52 Cal.App.2d 330, 126 P.2d 159, 162, 163. The terms hazardous , extra hazardous , specially hazardous , and not hazardous are… …   Black's law dictionary

  • hazardous — adj. 1) hazardous to (hazardous to one s health) 2) hazardous to + inf. (it is hazardous to work at that height = it is hazardous working at that height) * * * [ hæzədəs] hazardous to + inf. (it is hazardous to work at that height = it is… …   Combinatory dictionary

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