Definitions

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  • v. To put in jeopardy, to threaten.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Jeopardy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. pose a threat to; present a danger to

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The big prize was the hard-earned consensus on all the other provisions of the resolution, and they weren't going to allow a three-letter word jeopardise all that.

    Letter: Israel and the real failing of resolution 242

  • Washington - France will not give up its nuclear weapons, because doing so would "jeopardise" its security, President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Monday as global leaders gathered for a summit on nuclear security.

    News24 Top Stories

  • France will not give up its nuclear weapons, because doing so would "jeopardise" its security,

    Hindustan Times News Feeds 'Views'

  • WASHINGTON: France will not give up its nuclear weapons, because doing so would "jeopardise" its security, President Nicolas Sarkozy said Monday as global leaders gathered for a summit on nuclear security.

    Channel NewsAsia Front Page News

  • WASHINGTON - France will not give up nuclear weapons because doing so would "jeopardise" its security, President Nicolas Sarkozy said this morning as global leaders gathered for a summit on nuclear security.

    TODAYonline

  • The paper cites the example of manufacturing of car steerings and seat belts and says that both are placed under the "same field" but investment in one may not "jeopardise" the other.

    The Economic Times

  • David Cameron, the prime minister, and his deputy Nick Clegg urging them not to "jeopardise"

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Sepp Blatter, current FIFA president, also recently candidly admitted that any Team GB would, of course, "jeopardise" our separate standings.

    Epolitix News

  • Rebecka is forced to jeopardise her shaky career to return to her roots in Kiruna, the place where she grew up, made her childhood mistakes, and began her involvement with the oppressive church group of which Victor was a leading light.

    Book review

  • We far outnumber those politicians who would jeopardise the future of humanity.

    Bianca Jagger: Selling Us Down the River at COP 17

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