jeopardy | jeopardize

Exam frequency

GRE

high

Banks

high

Civil Services

high

Meaning(s)

at risk or in danger

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jeopardy - danger

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The word ‘jeopardy’ is almost always preceded by the preposition ‘in’ and is used to express that somebody or something is in danger of being damaged or destroyed. It is used commonly in both a social and professional context.

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Synonyms hazard
Antonyms sanctuary,immunity,shelter

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  1. The scheme has been in jeopardy ever since funding was withdrawn. It’s unlikely to last much longer.

  2. You have put the company in serious jeopardy with your poor investments and decision making.

  3. I did not spread malicious rumours about you. I would never do anything to jeopardize our friendship.

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