US: /ˈhæzɝd/
UK: /hˈæzəd/

English Vietnamese dictionary

hazard /'hæzəd/
  • danh từ
    • sự may rủi
      • a life full of hazards: một cuộc đời đầy may rủi
    • mối nguy
      • at all hazards: bất kể mọi nguy cơ, bất kể mọi khó khăn
    • trò chơi súc sắc cổ
    • (thể dục,thể thao) vật vướng, vật chướng ngại (trên bâi đánh gôn)
    • (Ai-len) bến xe ngựa
    • ngoại động từ
      • phó thác cho may rủi; liều, mạo hiểm
        • to hazard one's life: liều mình
      • đánh bạo (làm một cái gì, nêu ra ý kiến gì)
        • to hazard a remark: đánh bạo đưa ra một nhận xét

    Advanced English dictionary

    noun, verb
    + noun
    ~ (to sb/sth)
    ~ (of sth / of doing sth) a thing that can be dangerous or cause damage: a fire / safety hazard + Growing levels of pollution represent a serious health hazard to the local population. + Everybody is aware of the hazards of smoking. + hazard lights (= flashing lights on a car that warn other drivers of possible danger)
    + verb
    1 to make a suggestion or guess which you know may be wrong: [VN] Would you like to hazard a guess? + [V speech] 'Is it Tom you're going with?' she hazarded. [also V that]
    2 [VN] (formal) to risk sth or put it in danger
    Synonym: ENDANGER
    Careless drivers hazard other people's lives as well as their own.

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 peril, danger, risk, endangerment, threat, jeopardy:
    The greatest hazard in sailing single-handed round the world is the loneliness
    2 chance, gamble, uncertainty, luck, fortune:
    They banned all games that depended on hazard.
    3 venture, dare; gamble, risk, jeopardize, endanger, threaten, imperil, stake:
    May I hazard a guess as to the origin of the word? He hazarded his entire fortune on the turn of a card.

    Collocation dictionary


    big, great, major, real, serious | constant | possible, potential | hidden, unexpected, unseen | environmental, industrial, natural, occupational
    industrial hazards such as excessive noise and pollution Loneliness is one of the occupational hazards of being a writer.
    | health
    Other people's smoke is now seen as a health hazard.
    | fire
    The rubbish under the flooring is a serious fire hazard.


    cause, create, pose
    Production of these chemicals poses serious environmental hazards.
    | be exposed to, encounter, face, meet
    The worst hazard we faced was having our money stolen.
    | avoid
    Go in September if you want to avoid the hazard of extreme heat.
    | eliminate, minimize | cope with, deal with, negotiate
    Companies should have systems for dealing with work hazards.


    ~ for
    Holes in the pavement are a hazard for blind people.
    | ~ to
    The burning of industrial waste is a major hazard to human health.


    exposure to a hazard
    Try and reduce your exposure to hazards such as poor quality air.

    Concise English dictionary

    +a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    +an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
    +an obstacle on a golf course
    +put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
    +put at risk
    +take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome