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jeopardy

(1) Danger,hazard,peril.Mortgaged property is said to be in jeopardy because it might be taken by foreclosure.(2) Subjected to the possibility of criminal punishment,including fines.The constitutional protection against double jeopardy has been held to apply to fines,such as might be levied against a company for violation of housing discrimination laws.

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But Salmond said of the recently-appointed Murphy: "He should getabit more experience under his belt on this issue before he starts down a train which could jeopardise the future of Scotland in international football.
They hope to come to an agreement with Simon before it jeopardises the new series.
It will jeopardise safety and may jeopardise Britain's supply of oil at a time of crisis.
Rod Holmes, project director of property developer Grosvenor, said: ``Any delays to the start of the new bus station at Canning Place, or to the demolition of the old Paradise Street bus station next year, could jeopardise the chances of the Paradise project being completed in 2008.
The spokesman went on: ``You can't do anything to jeopardise it.
The young Manchester United midfield star is shrugging off fears that he could jeopardise his career by carrying on playing during the summer after completing 50 games for the club during their busy campaign.
WAPCo Managing Director, Walter Perez said, "We find it unfortunate that the debt situation has been allowed to deteriorate to the point where it now jeopardises WAPCO s very existence as a company.
The opposition says the action jeopardises a power-sharing agreement.
In a letter to all Scottish employees, he wrote: "Letting BECTU back in Scotland jeopardises our business.
A letter to employees from BskyB director, Tony Ackroyd, stated: "Letting BECTU back in Scotland jeopardises our business.