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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The chance of getting hurt, or of losing.

Usage examples (36)
  • If you risk nothing, then you risk everything.
  • Read more about the risk factors for SIDS and take a look at the 7 things that reduce your baby's risk  (subscribers only).
  • As for me, a rough calculation of my risk factors showed that I was not at “intermediate risk” for heart disease, and therefore not a good candidate for a CT scan.
  • The basic answer, of course, is risk, ergo the term risk premium. for more
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