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Meaning of “imperil” - Learner’s Dictionary

imperil

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪmˈperəl/ ( present participle mainly UK imperilling, past tense and past participle imperilled, present participle US imperiling, past tense and past participle imperiled) formal
to put someone or something in a dangerous situation: A police raid would imperil the lives of the hostages.Taking risksGambling and bookmaking
Translations of “imperil”
in Chinese (Traditional) 危及,使陷入危險…
in Russian подвергать опасности…
in Turkish teklikeye sokmak/atmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 危及,使陷入危险…
in Polish narażać (na niebezpieczeństwo)…
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