jeopardise
British variant of jeopardize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • jeopardise — (v.) chiefly British spelling of JEOPARDIZE (Cf. jeopardize); for suffix, see IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Jeopardised; jeopardising …   Etymology dictionary

  • jeopardise — (Brit.) v. endanger, imperil, put at risk, place in danger; compromise the safety or security of; compromise the success of (also jeopardize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jeopardise — verb To put in jeopardy, to threaten. After having an affair with a junior, her chances of promotion were seriously jeopardised …   Wiktionary

  • jeopardise — UK [ˈdʒepə(r)daɪz] / US [ˈdʒepərˌdaɪz] jeopardize …   English dictionary

  • jeopardise — /ˈdʒɛpədaɪz / (say jepuhduyz) verb (t) (jeopardised, jeopardising) to put in jeopardy; risk. Also, jeopardize …   Australian English dictionary

  • jeopardise — verb pose a threat to; present a danger to The pollution is endangering the crops • Syn: ↑endanger, ↑jeopardize, ↑menace, ↑threaten, ↑imperil, ↑peril • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • jeopardises — jeopardise (Brit.) v. endanger, imperil, put at risk, place in danger; compromise the safety or security of; compromise the success of (also jeopardize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jeopardising — jeopardise (Brit.) v. endanger, imperil, put at risk, place in danger; compromise the safety or security of; compromise the success of (also jeopardize) …   English contemporary dictionary

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