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Definition of Risk


  1. Hazard; danger; peril; exposure to loss, injury, or destruction.
  2. Hazard of loss; liabillity to loss in property.
  3. To expose to risk, hazard, or peril; to venture; as, to risk goods on board of a ship; to risk one's person in battle; to risk one's fame by a publication.
  4. To incur the risk or danger of; as, to risk a battle.
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Risk Translations

risk in Danish is riskere, risiko
risk in Dutch is kans lopen, op het spel zetten
risk in Finnish is vaarantaa
risk in German is Risiko, Wagnis, Risiko, riskieren, wagen
risk in Italian is rischiare, rischio
risk in Latin is periculum
risk in Norwegian is risiko
risk in Portuguese is risco
risk in Spanish is riesgo, arriesgar
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