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English definition of “jeopardize”

jeopardize

verb [T] (UK usually jeopardise)     /ˈdʒep.ə.daɪz/ US  /-ɚ-/
to put something such as a plan or system in danger of being harmed or damaged: She knew that by failing her exams she could jeopardize her whole future.Taking risksGambling and bookmaking
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