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Synonyms for risk

stand a chance of




Synonyms for risk

a possibility of danger or harm

exposure to possible harm, loss, or injury

a venture depending on chance

to expose to possible loss or damage

to subject to danger or destruction

to put up as a stake in a game or speculation

to run the risk of

Synonyms for risk

a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury

the probability of becoming infected given that exposure to an infectious agent has occurred

the probability of being exposed to an infectious agent

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For more such nuance, consider Fine's discussion of risk-taking, which we tend to associate with gambling, stock markets, skydiving, rally-racing: domains that are mostly coded male.
Regardless, the premium paid is highest in any condition when the buyer is risk-taking and the seller is optimistic.
On the basis of the post hoc analysis results, participants in the benign, compared to malicious, envy condition were significantly more likely to engage in recreational risk-taking behaviors ([M.
And what is their business acumen and risk-taking ability?
The team hopes that these findings will provide a way to develop effective cognitive strategies to help these sorts of adolescents to avoid indulging in risk-taking behaviours.
However, in relation to the extensive research on the risk-taking behavior of banks, there are a small number of studies investigating the risk-taking behavior of insurers.
The majority of crashes involve drivers risk-taking and could be easily prevented by drivers following basic safe driving principles, such as staying well within speed limits, slowing right down for bends, brows, bad weather and in built-up areas, never using a phone at the wheel, and never driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Moreover, self-reports of risk-taking behavior or biological indicators cannot provide meaningful information regarding fundamental processes that underlie risk-taking behavior, nor are they well-suited for experimental research that can allow causal statements regarding how various contextual (Boldero, Moore, & Rosenthal, 1992; Cooper, 2006; Leigh & Stall, 1993) and mood-related (Bancroft et al.
The study also discovered that people with either psychopathic or entrepreneurial intentions persisted through adversity in a risk-taking task.
All risk-taking behaviours are more prevalent in older year groups, and tend to increase progressively with each successive year group.
Concerns over excessive risk-taking in corporate America have become prevalent since the global financial crisis began in 2008.
Risk-taking may then be fostered by incentive structures that focus on rewarding very good results and do not penalize bad results.
Second, the parents with whom they work may fear criticism and accusations of poor or negligent parenting if they allow their children to engage in risk-taking activities.
Estimating Risk and Excessive Risk-Taking in Colombia's Commercial Banks
They reckon the different approach to risk-taking may be down to evolution - for survival, men needed to be risk-taking to establish status while women needed to avoid risks to take care of their children properly.