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imperilverb [T]

 us   /ɪmˈper·əl/ fml
to put something or someone in ​danger: Withdrawing the ​medicalteam would imperil the ​effort to ​control the ​spread of ​malaria.
(Definition of imperil from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “imperil”
in Chinese (Simplified) 危及,使陷入危险…
in Turkish teklikeye sokmak/atmak…
in Russian подвергать опасности…
in Chinese (Traditional) 危及,使陷入危險…
in Polish narażać (na niebezpieczeństwo)…
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