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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

[risk]
(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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In Panels A and B, Scenario A is relatively risker than Scenario B.
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Hand contamination of anesthesia providers is an important risker factor for intraoperative bacterial transmission.
Revival in the global economies is driving many high networth individuals to include risker asset classes in their portfolios.
As a teacher of singing, I try to foster in my students a healthy balance between success-producing, comfortable exercises and repertoire, juxtaposed with more growth-encouraging and therefore risker techniques and rep.
En: Perez Tamayo R, Risker R, Tapia R (coordinadores).
Gene transfer is risker and there is a lot more to consider.
Provided that increasing foreign competition makes the product market risker for firms, the two may be correlated.
Handbookfor anvandning av LIPT-formularet for kartlaggning av risker psykiskt vald arb etsmiljon (The LIPT questionnaire-a manual).
MUMBAI: India's rupee rose for a fourth day as United States employment and manufacturing data that beat estimates improved the global economic outlook and boosted demand for risker assets.