exposure to danger
index peril, pitfall

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • exposure to danger — state of being vulnerable to danger …   English contemporary dictionary

  • voluntary exposure to danger — Intentionally doing some act which reasonable and ordinary prudence would pronounce dangerous. The approach to an unknown and unexpected danger does not make the act a voluntary exposure thereto. The result of the act does not necessarily… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • unnecessary exposure to danger — See unnecessary exposure …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • exposure to harm — index danger, peril, pitfall, risk Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • danger — I noun assailability, crisis, defenselessness, discrimen, exposure to harm, hazard, helplessness, imperilment, jeopardy, lack of protection, lack of safety, liability to injury, menace, nonimmunity, penetrability, periculum, peril, perilousness,… …   Law dictionary

  • exposure — /əkˈspoʊʒə/ (say uhk spohzhuh), /ɛk / (say ek ) noun 1. the act of exposing. 2. disclosure, as of something private or secret. 3. revealing or unmasking, as of crime, fraud, an impostor, etc. 4. presentation to view, especially in an open or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • To do danger — Danger Dan ger, n. [OE. danger, daunger, power, arrogance, refusal, difficulty, fr. OF. dagier, dongier (with same meaning), F. danger danger, fr. an assumed LL. dominiarium power, authority, from L. dominium power, property. See {Dungeon},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Danger — Dan ger, n. [OE. danger, daunger, power, arrogance, refusal, difficulty, fr. OF. dagier, dongier (with same meaning), F. danger danger, fr. an assumed LL. dominiarium power, authority, from L. dominium power, property. See {Dungeon}, {Domain},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exposure — ex·po·sure n 1: the fact or condition of being exposed; also: the possibility of loss caused by an outside source used in insurance 2: the act or an instance of exposing 3: something that exposes someone or something; esp: something (as a… …   Law dictionary

  • Exposure — Ex*po sure (?;135), n. [From {Expose}.] 1. The act of exposing or laying open, setting forth, laying bare of protection, depriving of care or concealment, or setting out to reprobation or contempt. [1913 Webster] The exposure of Fuller . . . put… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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