put+in+jeopardy

  • 1 put in jeopardy — index compromise (endanger), endanger Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 jeopardy — jeop·ar·dy / je pər dē/ n 1: exposure to or imminence of death, loss, or injury 2: the danger of conviction that an accused person is subjected to when on trial for a criminal offense see also double jeopardy ◇ Jeopardy attaches, or comes into… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 put — [ put ] (past tense and past participle put) verb transitive *** ▸ 1 move something to position ▸ 2 cause to be in situation ▸ 3 write/print something ▸ 4 make someone go to place ▸ 5 give position on list ▸ 6 build/place somewhere ▸ 7 express in …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 4 put */*/*/ — UK [pʊt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms put : present tense I/you/we/they put he/she/it puts present participle putting past tense put past participle put 1) a) to move something to a particular position, especially using your hands She put… …

    English dictionary

  • 5 Jeopardy! — Jeopardy redirects here. For other uses, see Jeopardy (disambiguation). Jeopardy! Title for Season 28 (2011–2012) Genre Game show …

    Wikipedia

  • 6 Jeopardy! — «Jeopardy» redirige aquí. Para otras acepciones, véase Jeopardy (desambiguación). Jeopardy! [[Archivo:Logotipo para Jeopardy!|250px]] Género Programa de concursos Creado por Merv Griffin …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 7 jeopardy — jeop‧ar‧dy [ˈdʒepədi ǁ ər ] noun in jeopardy in danger of being lost or harmed: • We will not do anything that will put our business in jeopardy. * * * jeopardy UK US /ˈdʒepədi/ noun ● in jeopardy Cf. in jeopardy …

    Financial and business terms

  • 8 Jeopardy! set evolution — The set of the American television game show Jeopardy! has evolved through a number of iterations during its (non continuous) decades long broadcast history. As the show has matured into a fixture of American popular culture and as display… …

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  • 9 jeopardy — n. 1) to place, put (smb.) in jeopardy 2) (legal) double jeopardy 3) in jeopardy (our lives were in jeopardy) * * * [ dʒepədɪ] put (smb.) in jeopardy (legal) double jeopardy to place in jeopardy (our lives were in jeopardy) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10 Jeopardy! audition process — This article describes the evolution of the process of auditioning for the television game show Jeopardy! The Jeopardy! staff regularly offers auditions for potential contestants. Tryouts take place in the Los Angeles area, and occasionally in… …

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  • 11 jeopardy — Danger; hazard; peril. The danger of conviction and punishment which the defendant in a criminal action incurs when a valid indictment has been found, and a petit jury has been impaneled and sworn to try the case and give a verdict in a court of… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 12 jeopardy — Danger; hazard; peril. The danger of conviction and punishment which the defendant in a criminal action incurs when a valid indictment has been found, and a petit jury has been impaneled and sworn to try the case and give a verdict in a court of… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 13 jeopardy — jeop|ar|dy [ˈdʒepədi US ər ] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Anglo French; Origin: juparti, from Old French jeu parti divided game, uncertainty ] in jeopardy in danger of being lost or harmed ▪ Thousands of jobs are in jeopardy. put/place sth in jeopardy ▪ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 jeopardy — noun in jeopardy in danger of being lost or harmed: put/place sth in jeopardy: The killings could put the whole peace process in jeopardy …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 jeopardy — jeop|ard|y [ dʒepərdi ] noun uncount in jeopardy likely to be damaged or destroyed: His political career was in jeopardy. The crisis put thousands of jobs in jeopardy. => DOUBLE JEOPARDY …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 jeopardy — [14] The semantic focus of jeopardy has changed subtly over the centuries. Originally it meant ‘even chance’, but gambling being the risky business it is, and human nature having a strong streak of pessimism, attention was soon focussed on the… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 17 jeopardy — [[t]ʤe̱pə(r)di[/t]] PHRASE: PHR after v, v link PHR If someone or something is in jeopardy, they are in a dangerous situation where they might fail, be lost, or be destroyed. A series of setbacks have put the whole project in jeopardy. Syn: at… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 jeopardy — noun /ˈʤɛpədi,ˈʤɛpɚdi/ Danger of loss, harm, or failure. The poor condition of the vehicle put its occupants in constant jeopardy. Syn: danger, hazard, peril, risk …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 jeopardy — jeop•ard•y [[t]ˈdʒɛp ər di[/t]] n. pl. dies 1) risk of or exposure to loss, harm, death, or injury; hazard; danger: to put one s life in jeopardy[/ex] 2) law Law. the hazard that a defendant will suffer punishment when found guilty in a criminal… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 jeopardy — jeop·ard·y || dÊ’epÉ™(r)dɪ n. danger, peril, hazard, risk; endangerment, imperilment v. endanger, imperil, put at risk, place in danger …

    English contemporary dictionary


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