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jeopardize

je per dahyz

  • v  pose a threat to; present a danger to
  • v  put at risk

  • McCain also promises to jeopardize the financial security of Florida seniors by privatizing Social Security.
  • Why would a respected jurist like Gabel, 76, jeopardize her 16 years on the bench for a job for her daughter? Why would Myerson -- a successful and well-to-do former Miss America .
  • There appeared to be no devastating time bombs hidden among the private "assurances" the Secretary of State had given the Israeli government that might jeopardize the deal's .
News & Articles

  • Florida again leads in home foreclosures
    But filings won't jeopardize housing recovery, RealtyTrac says Florida and South Florida returned to the top of the nation's foreclosure rankings in May, but that probably isn't as bad as it sounds, RealtyTrac Inc. says.        
    June 13, 2013 - Sun-Sentinel
  • Sunshine State again leads in foreclosures
    But filings won't jeopardize housing recovery, RealtyTrac says Florida and South Florida returned to the top of the nation's foreclosure rankings in May, but that probably isn't as bad as it sounds, RealtyTrac Inc. says.        
    June 13, 2013 - Sun-Sentinel
  • Request could jeopardize long-awaited traffic light
    The push for a traffic light at a deadly intersection hit a snag in Cape Coral. County commissioners already green-lighted the project; but one business' request could jeopardize the light.
    June 10, 2013 - NBC 2 Fort Myers
Quotes

  • Ben Bernanke in International Herald Tribune
    Banking regulators have observed that "poorly designed compensation policies can create perverse incentives that can ultimately jeopardize the health of the banking organization," Bernanke told a meeting of smaller "community" banks.
  • President Bush in Voice of America
    Any further drawdown will be based on conditions on the ground and the recommendations of our commanders and they must not jeopardize the hard-fought gains our troops and civilians have made over the past year,Mr. Bush said.
  • Michael Chertoff in Knoxville News Sentinel
    When you stay behind in the face of a warning, not only do you jeopardize yourself, you put the first responders at risk as well,Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said.

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