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"Jeopardizing" is a form of "jeopardize", a transitive verb which is often translated as "poner en peligro". Learn more about "jeopardize" below.
jeopardize
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. poner en peligro
The company's decision to pull out of the country could jeopardize the future of the national steel industry.La decisión de la empresa de retirarse del país podría poner en peligro el futuro de la industria siderúrgica nacional.
b. poner en riesgo
Given the weather conditions, we have canceled the event so as not to jeopardize the safety of participants.Dadas las condiciones climáticas, cancelamos el encuentro para no poner en riesgo la seguridad de los participantes.
c. arriesgar
The professor was willing to jeopardize her career in order to adhere to her principles.La profesora estaba dispuesta a arriesgar su carrera en aras de sus principios.
d. comprometer
I don't want to do anything that would jeopardize my chances of getting a promotion.No quiero hacer nada que pueda comprometer mis posibilidades de ascenso.
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