Betekenis van:

Bijvoeglijk naamwoord
  • gevaar opleverend
  • causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
"a life-threatening disease"



  1. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Blogger are threatening our life.
  2. The Okinawans came to be forced to live alongside life-threatening danger.
  3. In hospitals, the equipment and appliances most often needed for life-threatening emergencies is kept together on a crash cart.
  4. serious, but not life-threatening injuries,
  5. serious, but not life-threatening injuries: 1 doctor and 2 nurses,
  6. Their close affinity to humans results in susceptibility to a number of diseases and parasites that are common to both and occasionally life threatening to the other.
  7. surgery: 3 surgeons, 2 operating nurses, 1 anaesthetist, 1 anaesthetist nurse, serious, but not life-threatening injuries: 1 doctor and 2 nurses,
  8. medicinal products which aim at the treatment, the prevention or the medical diagnosis of seriously debilitating diseases or life-threatening diseases;
  9. During the verification of the second company, the Commission received a life threatening letter addressed personally to the officials carrying out the verifications.
  10. grill lighter fluids, labelled with R65 or H304, intended for supply to the general public are legibly and indelibly marked by 1 December 2010 as follows: “Just a sip of grill lighter may lead to life-threatening lung damage”;
  11. On the subject of France Télécom, the document states that: ‘Thanks to the State's resolute support and to the appointment of Thierry Breton, France Télécom has been more than just saved from a life-threatening situation.’
  12. points (b)(i) or (c) of Article 5 of this Directive and is undertaken with a view to the avoidance, prevention, diagnosis or treatment of debilitating or potentially life-threatening clinical conditions in human beings; or
  13. “Keep lamps filled with this liquid out of the reach of children”; and, by 1 December 2010, “Just a sip of lamp oil — or even sucking the wick of lamps — may lead to life-threatening lung damage”;
  14. ‘serious adverse event’ means any undesired and unexpected occurrence associated with any stage of the chain from donation to transplantation that might lead to the transmission of a communicable disease, to death or life-threatening, disabling or incapacitating conditions for patients or which results in, or prolongs, hospitalisation or morbidity;
  15. Member States should observe the established deadlines and not delay a RAPEX notification on a product posing a very serious or life-threatening risk to the health and safety of consumers because part of the information required by the Guidelines is not yet available.