Definition of jeopardize in English:

jeopardize

Syllabification: jeop·ard·ize
Pronunciation: /ˈjepərˌdīz
 
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verb

[with object]
Put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure: a devaluation of the dollar would jeopardize New York’s position as a financial center
More example sentences
  • Beckham's ego, in contrast, is in danger of undermining and jeopardising England's potential as a team.
  • They have to ensure contracts for services are completed in time because failure could jeopardise the award.
  • Failure to provide this information to your insurer could jeopardize claims for damage or theft.
Synonyms
threaten, endanger, imperil, risk, put at risk, put in danger/jeopardy; hazard, stake; leave vulnerable; compromise, be a danger to, pose a threat to

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