imminent danger


imminent danger
index menace, pitfall

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • imminent danger — In relation to homicide in self defense, this term means immediate danger, such as must be instantly met, such as cannot be guarded against by calling for the assistance of others or the protection of the law. Or, as otherwise defined, such an… …   Black's law dictionary

  • imminent danger — In relation to homicide in self defense, this term means immediate danger, such as must be instantly met, such as cannot be guarded against by calling for the assistance of others or the protection of the law. Or, as otherwise defined, such an… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Imminent — Im mi*nent, a. [L. imminens, p. pr. of imminere to project; pref. im in + minere (in comp.) to jut, project. See {Eminent}.] 1. Threatening to occur immediately; near at hand; impending; said especially of misfortune or peril. In danger imminent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imminent — I adjective about to be, about to happen, alarming, approaching, at hand, brewing, closing in, coming, destined, drawing near, expected, following, forecasted, forthcoming, future, imminere, impendent, impendere, impending, in store, in the… …   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

  • danger — [dān′jər] n. [ME daunger, power, domination, arrogance < OFr danger, absolute power of an overlord < VL * dominarium < L dominium, lordship < dominus, a master: see DOMINATE] 1. liability to injury, damage, loss or pain; peril [to… …   English World dictionary

  • Danger Immédiat —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Danger grave et imminent. Danger immédiat est un roman de Tom Clancy paru en 1989. Titre original : Clear and Present Danger Adapté en film (Danger immédiat), en 1994, avec Harrison Ford dans le rôle de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Danger immediat — Danger immédiat  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Danger grave et imminent. Danger immédiat est un roman de Tom Clancy paru en 1989. Titre original : Clear and Present Danger Adapté en film (Danger immédiat), en 1994, avec Harrison Ford… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Danger area — may refer to: The region of imminent danger from a tropical storm or hurricane; see 1 2 3 rule. The protected area of a cricket pitch, on which the bowler may not run in his follow through; see cricket pitch. On maps of the United Kingdom… …   Wikipedia

  • danger — n. 1) to constitute, represent; create (a) danger 2) to run a danger 3) to expose to danger 4) to face; sense (a) danger 5) to avert (a) danger 6) (a) deadly, grave, mortal; imminent, impending danger 7) (legal) a clear and present danger 8) a… …   Combinatory dictionary


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