[ US /ˈdʒɛpɝˌdaɪz/ ]
VERB
  1. put at risk
    I will stake my good reputation for this
  2. pose a threat to; present a danger to
    The pollution is endangering the crops
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How To Use jeopardize In A Sentence

  • Government stonewalling and a dysfunctional justice system also jeopardized the case.
  • The basic objective is to wreak damage, and those who claim otherwise jeopardise their credibility. Times, Sunday Times
  • `You can't afford to allow your personal feelings to jeopardize the operation, Marlette," Pruitt warned him. THE DEVIL'S DOOR
  • But when Blair said that Egypt's transition had to be 'managed' – presumably by the West – so as not to jeopardise the 'peace process', he was only saying openly what Washington believed.
  • But a spokesman denied his absence would jeopardise the smooth running of the general and county council elections.
  • It seems unlikely that they will jeopardise their superior circumstances by combining in an alliance with Third World workers against capital.
  • If positive attitudes about religion seem to encourage health, negative attitudes might jeopardize it, he reasons.
  • `You can't afford to allow your personal feelings to jeopardize the operation, Marlette," Pruitt warned him. THE DEVIL'S DOOR
  • Llewelyn wanted an alliance with her father, would do nothing to jeopardize it. HERE BE DRAGONS
  • A few days back, I discussed "getting Zumboed", which is the term gun geeks use for "so outraging the community of one's customers that the backlash jeopardizes one's livelihood. more on getting Zumboed
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