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imperil

verb [T] uk   us   /ɪmˈper.əl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-) formal
to put something or someone at risk or in danger of being harmed or destroyed: A police raid would imperil the lives of the hostages.
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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