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endanger

verb [T] uk   /ɪnˈdeɪn.dʒər/ us    /-dʒɚ/
to put someone or something at risk or in danger of being harmed, damaged, or destroyed: He would never do anything to endanger the lives of his children. We must be careful not to do anything that might endanger the economic recovery.
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