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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of imperil.

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Examples

  • The commission's authorization of white space devices "imperils" TV reception "to satisfy the 'free' spectrum demands of Google and Microsoft," according to comments from David Donovan, president of the Association for Maximum Service Television (MSTV), released to the press.

    Broadcast Engineering RSS Feed

  • In fact, they are sending a signal that imperils the urban development they so profess to love.

    Bloomberg's Broken Windows

  • The leader of KDB Financial, Kang Man-soo, who was Mr. Lee's first finance minister in 2008, told lawmakers after the FSC's decision that the move imperils the ongoing privatization of his bank.

    Lee Is Dealt Bank Setback

  • September 12, 2006: "The Afghan front is at a critical turning point that imperils many of the hard-fought successes of the early phase of the conflict and the prospects for snaring bin Laden."

    Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe: Turning in Circles in Afghanistan

  • The leader of KDB Financial, Kang Man-soo, who was Mr. Lee's first finance minister in 2008, told lawmakers after the FSC's decision that the move imperils the ongoing privatization of his bank.

    Lee Is Dealt Bank Setback

  • In the current world the forces of globalization or Americanization—the threat of becoming like everyone else—imperils the self-identity of many societies.

    Bloodlust

  • For he steals my bread and meat and bed, and in so doing imperils my life.

    Chapter 24

  • Economists for Peace and Security has issued the following statement on current budget debates, pointing out that the entire premise is false and that giving in to the demands to cut the deficit imperils fragile recovery.

    James K. Galbraith: Economists Warn of 'Irrational Fears' of the Deficit and Stymied Recovery

  • Baucus, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, announced this week he's pushing back the official unveiling of his legislation until after July 4 - a delay that imperils White House hopes the Senate can finish work on the issue before leaving town for its August recess.

    Democrats fear Obama health plan 'on the rocks'

  • Economists for Peace and Security has issued the following statement on current budget debates, pointing out that the entire premise is false and that giving in to the demands to cut the deficit imperils fragile recovery.

    James K. Galbraith: Economists Warn of 'Irrational Fears' of the Deficit and Stymied Recovery

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