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Meaning of “jeopardy” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of jeopardy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"jeopardy" in American English

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jeopardynoun [U]

 us   /ˈdʒep·ər·di/
in jeopardy Something in jeopardy is in ​danger of being ​damaged or ​destroyed: Bad investments have put the company’s ​future in jeopardy.
(Definition of jeopardy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"jeopardy" in Business English

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jeopardynoun

uk   us   /ˈdʒepədi/
in jeopardy in danger of being ​harmed or destroyed: The ​deal could be in jeopardy if it ​emerges the ​company is ​engaged in ​activitiesprohibited by the US ​government. The 1.2 ​billioneuroinvestmentprogramme was being put in jeopardy by the ​strikes.
(Definition of jeopardy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jeopardy”
in Spanish riesgo, peligro…
in Vietnamese nguy hiểm…
in Malaysian bahaya…
in Thai การเสี่ยงอันตราย…
in French danger…
in German die Gefahr…
in Indonesian bahaya…
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