jeopardize Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"jeopardize" in British English

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jeopardizeverb [T]

(UK usually jeopardise) uk   /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 ​finals she could jeopardize her ​wholefuture.
(Definition of jeopardize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"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 ​wholefuture.
(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   us   /ˈdʒepədaɪz/
to put something such as a ​plan or ​system in danger of being ​harmed or destroyed: The ​rateincrease may jeopardize ​economicrecovery.
(Definition of jeopardize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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