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February 28, 2024

Word of the Day: Jeopardy

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Word of the Day
: February 28, 2024

\JEP-er-dee\ noun

What It Means

Jeopardy is defined as "exposure to or imminence of death, loss, or injury"; it is synonymous with danger. In legal contexts, jeopardy refers specifically to the danger that an accused person is subjected to when on trial for a criminal offense.

// Rather than risk placing passengers in jeopardy, the pilot waited for the storm to pass before taking off.

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