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Definitions of risk:
  • noun:   a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    Example: "He saw the rewards but not the risks of crime"
  • noun:   the probability of being exposed to an infectious agent
  • noun:   the probability of becoming infected given that exposure to an infectious agent has occurred
  • noun:   a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
  • verb:   expose to a chance of loss or damage
    Example: "We risked losing a lot of money in this venture"
  • verb:   take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #16754)

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