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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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At the second stage of the study, we use a simultaneous threshold-regression model (8) to examine whether insurers' risk-taking behavior is nonlinear and to evaluate the effectiveness of capital regulation in terms of whether the trigger point of the RBC standard for disciplinary action is adequate and how costly the disciplinary action is to insurers.
The BART corresponds well with theoretical definitions for risk-taking behavior (e.
Separate evidence for the incidence and the consequences of risk-taking in tournaments is rare.
The opposite conclusion regarding the risk-taking of entrepreneurs and managers was reached by Stewart and Roth (2001) who used a meta-analysis of studies concerning risk propensity of entrepreneurs and managers and showed that the risk propensity of entrepreneurs was greater than that of managers.
This crisis is definitely down to greed and excessive risk-taking," he said at the time.
It is hoped this production will be used in various settings in the future to raise awareness around risk-taking behaviour.
Effect of economic assets on sexual risk-taking intentions among orphaned adolescents in Uganda, American Journal of Public Health, 2010, 100(3):483-488.
Risk-taking is the "degree to which managers are willing to make large and risky resource commitments--for example, those which have a reasonable chance of costly failure" (Miller and Friesen, 1978: 923).
Lib Dem Treasury spokesman Vince Cable raged: "Nothing appears to have been done to curb the greed and risk-taking that got us into the financial mess in the first place.
Summary: The financial sector will make up a smaller part of the US economy in the future as new regulations clamp down on "massive risk-taking," President Barack Obama said in an interview published on Saturday.
RAPPER Diddy reckons DJs ain't what they used to be and believes risk-taking in music is hard to find now.
Without risk-taking, the prospect of innovation diminishes, competitive advantage evaporates, and, with it, shareholder value.
Our economy is built around people who work hard, who show effort, who take responsible decisions, and where there is excessive and irresponsible risk-taking, that has got to be punished.
A PLAYLINK seminar exploring what makes a good place to play, what stops us creating good places for play and the connection between play and beneficial risk-taking.
Researchers at Cambridge University found that testosterone also appears to increase traders'A appetite for risk-taking - a quality likely to enhance the performance of those who earn a living in the high-stakes world of the stock market.