jeopardize

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EtymologyEdit

From jeopardy +‎ -ize.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒɛ.pə.dʌɪz/
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VerbEdit

jeopardize (third-person singular simple present jeopardizes, present participle jeopardizing, simple past and past participle jeopardized)

  1. (US) To put in jeopardy, to threaten.
    After having an affair with a junior, her chances of promotion were seriously jeopardized.

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