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noun 
  1. A very steep cliff.
  2. The brink of a dangerous situation.
to stand on a precipice
Translations: 
  • French: précipice
  • German: Abgrund}} {{m(de)
  • Spanish: precipicio
Etymology: :First attested in 1598, from L. prícipitium a steep place, from príceps steep, from prí- forth + caput head. First meaning of the noun is recorded from 1632.


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