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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 centre’
threaten, endanger, imperil, menace, risk, put at risk, expose to risk, put in danger, expose to danger, put in jeopardy, put on the lineView synonyms
- ‘The compromised microcirculation further jeopardizes the survival of pneumocytes and culminates in emphysema.’
- ‘It also plunders natural resources, imperils posterity, and jeopardizes self determination.’
- ‘Vaccination has a potential role in disease and epidemic management, at the risk of jeopardizing the trade status of a country.’
- ‘Conservatives' failure to back this project initially jeopardised the commitment of the business community.’
- ‘Such damage could jeopardize the transmission of the priceless science data to the Earth.’
- ‘The loss of 30 tons of salt isn't likely to jeopardize road safety on the North Shore, Dean said.’
- ‘Asked on Wednesday night if the loss to Northern Ireland might jeopardise his position, he said he would not resign.’
- ‘Is it selfish to seek for personal justice if it risks jeopardising the delicate work of the democratic movement?’
- ‘These orders must be followed to the letter, Recin, or we risk jeopardizing the mission.’
- ‘They have to ensure contracts for services are completed in time because failure could jeopardise the award.’
- ‘They also tell him that he can never leave, since that risks jeopardizing the setup for them all.’
- ‘They seriously risk jeopardizing their careers if they attempt to work purely in the intelligence field.’
- ‘No one wants to put their finest athletes at risk and this would jeopardize lives.’
- ‘Obviously you want openness about danger, but not anything that would jeopardize security.’
- ‘Then we risk jeopardising the success of this initiative by rushing the appointments of key staff.’
- ‘The 1973 oil crisis and political changes within member states threatened to jeopardize agreement on regional policy.’
- ‘Beckham's ego, in contrast, is in danger of undermining and jeopardising England's potential as a team.’
- ‘Failure to provide this information to your insurer could jeopardize claims for damage or theft.’
- ‘Compromising these standards could jeopardize the health of restaurant customers and staff.’
- ‘However, these negotiations are sensitive and to reveal more of their details would risk jeopardising their outcome.’
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