Meaning of “jeopardize” in the English Dictionary

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"jeopardize" in American English

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jeopardizeverb [ T ]

us /ˈdʒep·ərˌdɑɪz/

to cause something to be harmed or damaged, or to put something in danger:

She knew that failing her exams could jeopardize her whole future.

(Definition of “jeopardize” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"jeopardize" in Business English

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jeopardizeverb [ T ]

UK also jeopardise uk /ˈdʒepədaɪz/ us

to put something such as a plan or system in danger of being harmed or destroyed:

The rate increase may jeopardize economic recovery.

(Definition of “jeopardize” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)