jeopardize meaning, jeopardize definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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  ( jeopardizes    3rd person present)   ( jeopardizing    present participle)   ( jeopardized    past tense & past participle  )
in BRIT, also use jeopardise      To jeopardize a situation or activity means to do something that may destroy it or cause it to fail.      verb   (=threaten, endanger)  
He has jeopardised the future of his government...      V n  
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chance, endanger, expose, gamble, hazard, imperil, risk, stake, venture  

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