how to pronounce jeopardy


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the above transcription of jeopardy is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

jeopardy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word jeopardy occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

jeopardy is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of jeopardy in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… Park the park was in jeopardy for almost …”

meanings of jeopardy


  1. Jeopardy!, a popular US television game show in which contestants answer clues by responding in the form of a question, hosted originally by Art Fleming and most notably by Alex Trebek.


  1. Danger of loss, harm, or failure.


  1. To jeopardize; to endanger.

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