dangerous precedent

dangerous precedent

Politics english-russian dictionary. 2013.

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  • precedent — pre‧ce‧dent [ˈpresdnt] noun [countable] LAW an official action or decision which can be used later to support another legal decision: • The injunction on imports could set a precedent for other patent infringement cases. • Solicitors are aiming …   Financial and business terms

  • precedent — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bad, dangerous, terrible, unfortunate ▪ good, important, strong ▪ There is a strong precedent for such a strategy …   Collocations dictionary

  • dangerous */*/*/ — UK [ˈdeɪndʒərəs] / US adjective 1) likely to harm or kill someone, or to damage or destroy something a dangerous dog a dangerous stretch of road Air pollution has reached dangerous levels in some cities. highly dangerous: an exciting but highly… …   English dictionary

  • dangerous — dan|ger|ous [ deındʒərəs ] adjective *** 1. ) likely to harm or kill someone or to damage or destroy something: a dangerous dog a dangerous stretch of road Air pollution has reached dangerous levels in some cities. highly dangerous: an exciting… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • precedent */ — UK [ˈpresɪdənt] / US noun Word forms precedent : singular precedent plural precedents 1) [countable/uncountable] an action or event in the past that is used as an example or reason for a present action or event precedent for: There are good… …   English dictionary

  • precedent — pre|ce|dent [ˈpresıdənt] n 1.) an action or official decision that can be used to give support to later actions or decisions ▪ a legal precedent set/create a precedent ▪ UN involvement in the country s affairs would set a dangerous precedent.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • precedent — prec|e|dent [ presıdənt ] noun * 1. ) count or uncount an action or event in the past that is used as an example or reason for a present action or event: precedent for: There are good precedents for this sort of cooperation between organizations …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • precedent — noun 1 (C) an action or official decision which can be used to give legal support to later actions or decisions: set/create a precedent: The invasion of Panama set a dangerous precedent. 2 (C, U) something of the same type that has happened or… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • precedent — [ˈpresɪdənt] noun [C/U] an action or event in the past that is used as an example when someone wants to do the same thing again This decision could set a dangerous precedent.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Dangerous — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Dangerous », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Dangerous est un mot anglais signifiant… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • dangerous — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, prove, seem, sound ▪ become, get ▪ The situation could get dangerous …   Collocations dictionary


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