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Definition of Jeopardy


  1. Exposure to death, loss, or injury; hazard; danger.
  2. To jeopardize.

Jeopardy Quotations

Power and violence are opposites; where the one rules absolutely, the other is absent. Violence appears where power is in jeopardy, but left to its own course it ends in power's disappearance.
Hannah Arendt

Anyone who has begun to think, places some portion of the world in jeopardy.
John Dewey

The politics of partisanship and the resulting inaction and excuses have paralyzed decision-making, primarily at the federal level, and the big issues of the day are not being addressed, leaving our future in jeopardy.
Michael Bloomberg

If you're going to play at all, you're out to win. Baseball, board games, playing Jeopardy, I hate to lose.
Derek Jeter

When I was born in 1942, World War II was still going. And I began to realize when I became a young adult that if we don't teach our kids a better way of relating to their fellow human beings, the very future of humanity on the planet is in jeopardy.
Graham Nash
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Jeopardy Translations

jeopardy in German is Gefahr
jeopardy in Norwegian is fare
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