Hazardous+enterprise

  • 1 Enterprise — En ter*prise, n. [F. enterprise, fr. entreprendre to undertake; entre between (L. inter) + prendre to take. See {Inter}, and {Emprise}.] 1. That which is undertaken; something attempted to be performed; a work projected which involves activity,… …

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  • 2 Hazardous — Haz ard*ous ( [u^]s), a. [Cf. F. hasardeux.] Exposed to hazard; dangerous; risky. [1913 Webster] To enterprise so hazardous and high! Milton. Syn: Perilous; dangerous; bold; daring; adventurous; venturesome; precarious; uncertain. {Haz… …

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  • 3 Enterprise — En ter*prise, v. i. To undertake an enterprise, or something hazardous or difficult. [R.] Pope. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 enterprise — noun 1 plan/project ADJECTIVE ▪ great ▪ exciting ▪ ambitious, difficult, hazardous ▪ successful ▪ …

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  • 5 hazardous — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove ▪ become ▪ consider sth ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly …

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  • 6 Enterprise (1862) — The Enterprise sternwheeler was a passenger and freight steamer that was built for service on the Soda Creek to Quesnel route on the upper Fraser River in British Columbia. It was built at Four Mile Creek near Alexandria by pioneer shipbuilder… …

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  • 7 Enterprise digital assistant — A Enterprise digital assistant (EDA) is a handheld computer, born of the Personal digital assistant popularity which was adapted for extensive more robust usage within the SME (Small to Medium Enterprise) and Enterprise business Applications as a …

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  • 8 enterprise — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. project, scheme, venture, undertaking; business; energy; push (inf.), go ahead (inf.). See courage. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A difficult or important project] Syn. undertaking, venture, work, endeavor,… …

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  • 9 military enterprise — A martial undertaking, involving the idea of a bold, arduous, and hazardous attempt. Wiborg v United States, 163 US 632, 650, 41 L Ed 289, 296. Sometimes synonymous with military expedition but susceptible of a broader interpretation. 56 Am J1st… …

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  • 10 dangerous — dangerous, hazardous, precarious, perilous, risky all mean attended by or involving the possibility of loss, evil, injury, harm; however, they are frequently not freely interchangeable in usage. Dangerous applies to persons, things, or situations …

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  • 11 Adventurous — Ad*ven tur*ous, a. [OE. aventurous, aunterous, OF. aventuros, F. aventureux, fr. aventure. See {Adventure}, n.] 1. Inclined to adventure; willing to incur hazard; prone to embark in hazardous enterprise; rashly daring; applied to persons. [1913… …

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  • 12 adventurous — adjective /ædˈvɛn.tʃɚ.ʌs/ a) Inclined to adventure; willing to incur risks; prone to embark in hazardous enterprise; rashly daring; mdash; applied to persons. b) Full of hazard; attended with risk; exposing to danger; requiring courage; rash;… …

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  • 13 William Tucker (settler) — William Tucker (c. 16 May 1784 – December 1817) was a British convict, a sealer, a trader in human heads, an Otago settler, and New Zealand’s first art dealer.Tucker has been a minor legend in New Zealand as the man who stole a preserved Māori… …

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  • 14 bell the cat — verb take a risk; perform a daring act Who is going to bell the cat? • Hypernyms: ↑risk, ↑put on the line, ↑lay on the line • Verb Frames: Somebody s * * * phrasal …

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  • 15 Rubicon — Ru bi*con, n. (Anc. geog.) A small river which separated Italy from Cisalpine Gaul, the province alloted to Julius C[ae]sar. [1913 Webster] Note: By leading an army across this river, contrary to the prohibition of the civil government at Rome,… …

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  • 16 Right whale — For other uses, see Right whale (disambiguation). Right whales[1] A female North Atlantic Right Whale with her calf in the ocean …

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  • 17 Mining in Wales — A Welsh miner at Tower Colliery Mining in Wales provided a significant source of income to the economy of Wales throughout the nineteenth century and early twentieth century. Wales was famous for its coal mining, in the Rhondda Valley, the South… …

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  • 18 psyched up — adjective In a state of heightened mental preparedness for a difficult or hazardous enterprise, or one where success is particularly sought. Im getting myself psyched up to cross the rope bridge …

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  • 19 Capture of Cadiz — Part of the Anglo–Spanish War (1585) Map of the Bay of Cádiz, 17th century …

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  • 20 New England Colonies — The New England Colonies of British America included the colonies of Massachusetts Bay Colony, Connecticut Colony, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations and Province of New Hampshire. They were part of the Thirteen Colonies including… …

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