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risk

at risk
a. Social welfare vulnerable to personal damage, to the extent that a welfare agency might take protective responsibility

Risk

A measure of the probability of an adverse effect on a population under a well-defined exposure scenario.

risk

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(engineering)
The potential realization of undesirable consequences from hazards arising from a possible event.

risk

The expectation of loss. It is a function of the probability and the consequences of harm. See risk assessment.
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Here he was half way to safety, and he understood it; it was less risky because there was a great crowd of people, and he was lost in it like a grain of sand.
ATLANTA, July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Southeastern United States and Texas are uniquely at risk from climate change, according to a new report released today by the Risky Business Project -- a non-partisan initiative chaired by Hank Paulson, Michael R.
MANY motorists attempt risky overtaking, with men the main menace on the roads, according to a survey.
Yet he was part of the Rotherham Council management team collectively heavily criticised last week for failing child sexual exploitation (CSE) victims and for closing the pioneering group Risky Business - described as 'the only life- line' for abused girls in the town.
Such a transition can be stressful, and as a result, risky behaviors may be experienced [1].
The Irish central bank has said that banks' bonuses are risky sales tactics.
Washington, April 18 ( ANI ): Psychological scientists have argued that some teens' risky behavior reflects the unique effect of peer influence on the still-developing teenage brain.
and an excessively risky project that would have equal odds of
BLUE GLENARD found Sequential too strong at the track on Friday, but David Mullins' bitch showed good early pace once again and is fancied to get first run on Lil Risky to take heat two of the Coral on TV Standard Trophy over 400m at Romford tonight (7.
People are often willing to forgo significant amounts of money to avoid ambiguous prospects in favor of risky prospects that are equivalent under expected utility (Charness and Gneezy 2010; Gilboa 2004; Halevy 2007; Satin and Weber 1993).
Inconsistent users were most physically or sexually violent and sexually risky.
By the final interview, 90% responded that they were engaged in risky driving habits, induding speeding (78%), tailgating (26%), weaving through traffic (25%), and running red lights (20%).