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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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At this point, a further interesting empirical question arises: After how long does an investor performing frequent evaluations quit the risky market?
An increase in the risky assets, measured by risky assets to adjusted equity ratio, to above 90%
Three variables were measured: aggressive thoughts, risky behaviour and aggressive behaviour and it was found that accident-related events were related with aggressive behaviour, but above all with risky behaviour, although both factors could significantly predict traffic accidents.
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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.
We find that when, irrespective of their project status, borrowers are required to make joint liability payments, risky borrowers will offer side payments that are sufficiently large to attract safe borrowers, leading to the formation of heterogeneous risk-matched groups.
Obsessive passion: a dependency associated with injury-related risky behaviour in dancers.
Such a transition can be stressful, and as a result, risky behaviors may be experienced [1].
Young people frequently lack information and access to services that may in turn lead to increased risky sexual behaviours (6).
and an excessively risky project that would have equal odds of