run the risk of

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Definition of run the risk of

: to be or do something that may result in (something bad or unpleasant happening) You run the risk of being misunderstood if you don't explain your purpose carefully. a dangerous policy that runs the risk of failure

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“Run the risk of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/run%20the%20risk%20of. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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