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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.
References in classic literature ?
Did you not believe that I would risk at least a little for you, who have risked so much for me?
That time you had nothing to say to me; I had risked my life and favor to see you but for a second.