Learn how to say Under Threat correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word threat:
1a statement of an intention to inflict pain, injury, damage, or other hostile action on someone in retribution for something done or not done:
members of her family have received death threats
Law a menace of bodily harm, such as may restrain a person’s freedom of action.
2a person or thing likely to cause damage or danger:
hurricane damage poses a major threat to many coastal communities
[in singular] the possibility of trouble, danger, or ruin:
the company faces the threat of liquidation proceedings
thousands of rail freight jobs came under threat
Old English thrēat ‘oppression’, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch verdrieten ‘grieve’, German verdriessen ‘irritate’