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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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If we do not deal with this debt, we run risks with our economic security.
I had a partner and a beautiful daughter and I didn't want to run risks as much as I loved boxing.
Yes, money is alluring but, once you have enough, why run risks to get more.
A report on Japan's economic policies released Friday by the Bank of Korea has also identified the long run risks of Japan's economic stimulus measures centered on quantitative easing and weak yen policies.
Goodwood is no place to run risks as yesterday proved with two fallers and a third horse humanely despatched.
But, overall, you run risks with everything you do in life and you don't think going to the movies is going to be one of them.
Marakani, "Long Run Risks & Price/Dividend Ratio Factors," NBER Working Paper No.