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risk

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1 something that may cause injury or harm

  • mountain climbing is a risk, but the thrill and challenge are worth it
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2 the state of not being protected from injury, harm, or evil

  • children living in poverty are considered at risk for a number of medical and developmental problems
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risk

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1 to take a chance on

  • Colette didnʼt want to risk running out of food for her party, so she bought twice what she thought she would actually need
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run the risk of

2 to place in danger

  • we refuse to risk our life savings on this investment scheme
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