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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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We are gearing up to produce 150 million packets for 2012 at a massively discounted introductory trial price to be rolled out in the areas where the brand is perhaps not as well known," says Risker.
Vinnerljung B, Berlin M and Hjern A Skolbetyg, utbildning och risker for ogynnsam utveckling hos barn [School performance, education, and risks for unfavourable development among children], in Social Rapport, pp 228-66, Stockholm: Socialstyrelsen, 2010
Redcar-based technical and engineering recruitment specialists TechConsult UK Ltd has appointed LINDSEY RISKER as recruitment administrator.
Researchers at the International Monetary Fund have provided evidence from simulation studies corroborating the view that the Fed's easy-credit policy (combined with encouragements for risker mortgage lending) inflated the housing bubble.
Bar owner Barry Risker, 62, said Whisker was lighting up cigarette after cigarette.
SENdana fE[micro]rutsEngelser innebEnr kEnnda och okEnnda risker, ovisshet och andra faktorer som kan orsaka att de faktiska resultaten avviker i betydande grad frENn framtida resultat, prestanda eller mENl som uttryckts eller antytts av sENdana uttalanden.
Looks like: Michael Portillo RISKER This guy's an optimist who pushes his luck and always believes he will win no matter the situation.