Jeopardy ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Jeopardy ( noun )

  1. The possibility of losing or failing.
  2. A situation in which something, such as a person's well-being or an enterprise, is threatened with harm or destruction.

Origin:

Late middle english: from old french juparti, from jupart "divided" (from jupe "skirt") + -i (from partir "to divide").

Examples:

  1. She knew that her decision put her own safety in jeopardy.
  2. The company's financial stability was in jeopardy.
  3. The safety of the hostages was in jeopardy.
  4. The success of the project was in jeopardy.
  5. His reputation was in jeopardy.

(As a verb)

Jeopardy ( verb )

  1. The possibility of losing or failing.
  2. A situation in which something, such as a person's well-being or an enterprise, is threatened with harm or destruction.

Origin:

Late middle english: from old french juparti, from jupart "divided" (from jupe "skirt") + -i (from partir "to divide").

Examples:

  1. She knew that her decision put her own safety in jeopardy.
  2. The company's financial stability was in jeopardy.
  3. The safety of the hostages was in jeopardy.
  4. The success of the project was in jeopardy.
  5. His reputation was in jeopardy.
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