English to Afrikaans Meaning :: imperil

Imperil :
gevaar
- gevaargevaarbedreigdeimperillingimperilment
 

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Verb(1) pose a threat to; present a danger to

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(1) Consequently, the development of a fully operational quantum computer would imperil our personal privacy, destroy electronic commerce and demolish the concept of national security.(2) Either one of these outcomes would imperil democracy; together they not only injure the country but also cut off the avenues of repair.(3) He warned a return to large and extended deficit spending by the Government could risk driving interest rates higher and imperil economic fundamentals.(4) The dangers posed to them by superstores and online sellers don't just threaten some quaint form of distributing goods, they imperil the fabric of neighborhoods and towns.(5) Allowing workers to divert some of this money into the stock market will not only put their retirement future at risk, it will imperil the federal government's ability to keep its commitment to current retirees.(6) The twist here is that the process of social derivation occurs against a still wider imperilment of identity, adding a degree of defiance and even struggle to the act of self-expression.(7) Terrain elements cannot be always seen as an imperilment in combat action (this results from lack of knowledge of both terrain itself and its characteristics) nor can it be ignored even in the course of command and staff games.(8) War imperils independent thought and speech; governments often invoke patriotism to enforce conformity.(9) Twenty percent of the world's freshwater fish species are now imperiled because of damage to waters and watersheds on which they depend.(10) One reason has been reluctance among uniformed officers to criticize policies related to race or gender for fear of imperiling their careers by appearing politically incorrect.(11) For example, a recent report in California indicates that road construction contributes to the imperilment of 84 of the 286 species listed in the state as threatened or endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act.(12) Sure, it imperils our GPAs, and we will have to spend a lot of time pestering professors to ensure that our grades do not take a downward turn from such an annoying and useless course.(13) And the cancer risk does not just affect consumers; it also imperils tens of thousands of farmers, field hands, and migrant laborers.(14) While the species has made a modest recovery in the past 50 years, we still do not fully understand its needs, and the changing character of the West itself now further imperils these charismatic animals.(15) The alleged anguish adult Americans feel over the imperilment of our young is not really about young Americans at all.(16) It imperils my university's international programs, which are something I like very much in this nearly 9,000 student regional institution.
Synonyms
Verb
1. endanger ::
in gevaar stel
2. jeopardize ::
gevaar
3. risk ::
risiko
4. put in danger ::
sit in gevaar
5. put in jeopardy ::
sit in die gedrang
6. expose to danger ::
blootstel aan gevaar
7. hazard ::
gevaar
8. threaten ::
dreig
9. pose a threat to ::
'n bedreiging vir
10. peril ::
gevaar
Different Forms
imperil, imperiled, imperiling, imperilling, imperilment, imperils
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