Translation of hazard in Spanish:


peligro, n.

Pronunciation /ˈhæzərd/ /ˈhazəd/

See Spanish definition of peligro


  • 1

    (danger, risk)
    peligro masculine
    riesgo masculine
    a health hazard un riesgo para la salud
    • this is a fire hazard esto puede provocar / causar un incendio
    • we are at hazard corremos peligro
    • Ensuring safe delivery and optimal care of the baby at birth eliminates the risk of peri-natal hazards to the brain.
    • The minister said that farming is probably the only employment sector that poses such enormous direct risks and hazards for both children and elderly people.
    • The reports of anthrax cases have put a renewed focus on the risks and hazards posed by biological agents.
    • Greater floodplain occupancy is putting more people at risk to the flood hazard.
    • These will detail the effects of smallpox, anthrax, mustard gas and other chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear hazards.
    • I can't think of many politicians in the past five years who have risked the hazards of a modern high school classroom or a teeming community college campus.
    • All chemicals must be accompanied by public data on hazards or risk being taken off the market.
    • The 1998 case is a notorious example of the hazards of credit risk.
    • The benefits of antiplatelet therapy outweigh any hazards.
    • There are no guarantees, except to say that the hazard or risk can be reduced if conservation practices are properly applied.
    • The main hazard is the risk of deep vein thrombosis.
    • She told The Washington Post that the hazards and risks of nanotechnology are poorly understood.
    • The doctor delivered a speech on the hazards of smoking.
    • Across the country the organisation has brought together experts in infectious disease, and chemical and radiation hazards.
    • Choked drains and polluted water bodies are to be tracked and cleaned up as they are the potential sources of health hazards.
    • The Department of Education recently wrote to all primary schools reminding them of the potential health hazards posed by overweight schoolbags.
    • It's expected to make users aware of the scientific uncertainties about the use of mobiles and will focus on the potential health hazards to children.
    • A high incidence of brush fires has raised concerns about the potential hazard that could result from exposed terrain affected by heat.
    • Tornado hazard in such regions is probably somewhat higher than the model predicts.
    • If ever you see a flooded road, or another traffic hazard, be sure to phone into the studio.
  • 2

    (in golf, showjumping)
    obstáculo masculine
    • On holes where existing features provided hazards, fairway bunkers were deemed an unnecessary luxury.
    • Bunkers are hazards, according to the rules of golf.
    • He hit his tee shot in a hazard.
    • The solution is to sometimes remind golfers that sand bunkers are a hazard.
    • One segment in the movie features the group driving golf cars recklessly around a course, jumping over bunkers and water hazards.
    • Water hazards are especially tricky for grounding your club.
    • There are powder-white bunkers and marshland as hazards.
    • An architect probably is in the best position to determine the strategic aspects of the bunker as a hazard.
    • When you have to carry a hazard or greenside bunker, find out what the yardage is, add 10 yards, and play to that distance.
    • While bunkers are hazards by the rules of golf, the native grass edging is not a hazard but plays as difficult or even more difficult.
    • Thinking my ball was lost after hitting a tee shot into a water hazard, l played a provisional ball.
    • No matter which treatment method is used, the basic rules for maintaining water features and hazards remain the same.
    • The course provides a stern test for competitors as it features sharp, rolling contours, mini-lake water hazards and sand bunkers.
    • He got a great kick out of tackling Mount Juliet's delightful putting green with its water hazards and bunkers.
    • He chased his errant tee shot into a hazard.
    • A player's tee shot lands in the fairway and rolls toward a water hazard, but the player can't see if it went in.
    • I guess because of the distance and the water hazard, it seemed like a miracle shot.
    • You'll see grass bend as balls roll through the rough, or see clouds of sand fly up as an errant shot falls into a hazard.
    • He planted an awesome approach shot on the green from the edge of a water hazard.
    • I aim away from the hazard and land safely.

transitive verb

  • 1 formal

    (remark/observation/question) aventurar
    (remark/observation/question) arriesgar
    I wouldn't even hazard a guess ni me atrevería a aventurar una respuesta
    • It is far too early to hazard any kind of decent guess at the likely outcome.
    • Everyone around him hazards a guess, but they are all wildly speculative.
    • At the end he hazards an estimate, cautiously and with qualifications, that the Aboriginal population was perhaps 600 when the settlers arrived.
    • Orwell admired Joyce as the king of literary modernism, while hazarding the possibility that his best books may well turn out to be Dubliners and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.
    • Some were hazarding a guess that perhaps there had been an accident or breakdown, but no one knew for sure.
    • No one's even hazarding a guess on the loss of life or the extent of the damage.
    • Thankfully, the only person who hazarded a guess got it wrong.
    • Without a menu in front of me, I genuinely couldn't have hazarded a sensible stab at what the meal's components were.
    • But I will nevertheless hazard offering two observations.
    • It is almost impossible to hazard a guess as to what will happen.
    • I've been wrong too many times before to hazard a guess now.
    • I could hazard a guess, but it would be merely that - a guess.
    • Of the 1,000 parents and grandparents surveyed, 28% were unable even to hazard a guess about the level of costs.
    • I'm lucky enough to have internet access, although I'd hazard a guess that thousands haven't, particularly the elderly.
    • And who will hazard a guess as to what the Ireland of 2020 will be like?
    • Although I'll hazard the guess that Paris will win, I think I'll express a preference for London!
    • I'm tempted to leave those as rhetorical questions, but I'll hazard an answer.
    • No respectable economist would hazard growth projections for any longer time frame than a decade.
    • I would hazard the view that Shreshtha's recent oil paintings are among the most important works he has produced in his career.
    • I hazard to state that there would be very few rape victims who are not, on a daily basis, reminded of the crime committed against them.
  • 2 literary

    • In order to achieve a world record and generate a stunning effect, we defy great risks, even hazarding our lives.
    • I figured I'd force myself to take risks, hazard extra dangers, go where reporters weren't.
    • We should avoid the mistake of hazarding our national transport systems again.
    • Washington drew the line at hazarding the lives of U.S. pilots by ordering low-level attacks.
    • The shocking discovery of discarded glue bags raises the frightening spectre of youngsters hazarding their lives in search of cheap thrills.
    • You hazard your good name and very nearly ruin the reputation of others.
    • I'll hazard a wager: no one will ever turn up with thirty-year-old originals.
    • I would hazard a bet that hardly anyone knew or cared what the creators said.