jeopardise jeopardise

Definition(s):

  • (v) pose a threat to; present a danger to

News

  1. West Africa piracy surge endangering commodities shipping

    By Jonathan Saul LONDON (Reuters) - Pirate attacks off West Africa's mineral-rich Gulf of Guinea have almost doubled from last year and threaten to increase the costs and jeopardise the shipping of commodities from the region. The Gulf of Guinea, which includes Nigeria, Ghana and Ivory Coast, is a major source of oil and cocoa and increasingly metals for world markets, although international ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Tower Hamlet's Firefighters and Residents March to City Hall

    LONDON, ENGLAND--(Marketwired - June 14, 2013) - Firefighters and residents from the borough of Tower Hamlets will be marching through London this afternoon (14 June) in protest at deep cuts to the London Fire Brigade, which, says the Fire Brigades Union (FBU), will seriously jeopardise public safety.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Marketwire

Quotes

  • "I can say 100 per cent, I definitely wouldn't march regardless of what sort of honour or privilege I have," Hackett said. "I definitely wouldn't do anything to jeopardise or compromise my performance in any way. As much as a great honour...
    on Jul 1, 2008 By: Grant Hackett Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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untenable untenable
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