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jeopardize

verb endanger, expose to danger, in periculum, leave unprotected, menace, peril, place in danger, risk, stake, threaten
See also: compromise, endanger, expose
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He went on: "We will not do anything that we feel would jeopardise our status as a footballing nation in our own right.
He added: "Any changes to the youth rates will make retailers think twice about employing young people and in effect jeopardise their job prospects.
I would never have tried to jeopardise his preparations for the Open, that was never my intention," Lyle said.
Cllr Anderson added: "If you jeopardise education, you are jeopardising young people, and that means you are jeopardising the future of Liverpool.
If that does happen, it may jeopardise the whole thing.
The row could jeopardise the new series, scheduled for October.
However, union leaders have branded the move ``an act of crass stupidity'' and have raised concerns it will jeopardise safety.
A spokesman for contractors Laing O'Rourke categorically denied the company would ever jeopardise safety for targets.
It is up to each individual to search their own conscience as to whether they wish to: see racing banned and therefore hundreds, probably thousands, of people out of work; jeopardise the future of the Thoroughbred breed; jeopardise the care of racehorses, to highlight but some of the consequences.
A spokesman for contractors Laing O'Rourke today categorically denied the company would ever jeopardise safety for targets.