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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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The source urged officials to secure a much needed solution without further delay, arguing that the cost of failure is too great for politicians to assume.
Britain is paying the cost of failure of a Tory-led Government."
"The cost of failure should be borne by management and its investors, not by those who suffered," Mr.
Haddad called on governments to lower the cost of failure.
The West Midlands clubs are locked in a final-day struggle with Blackpool, Wigan and Blackburn to remain in the richest league in the world - with the cost of failure estimated at pounds 40m-plus.
IT seemed a simple question: what's the cost of failure in a massive Government contract?
Yet the tangible and intangible benefits of adopting new forms of collaboration - reducing the cost of failure, leveraging unused IP and external funding mechanisms, increasing access to networks of talent, and establishing greater trust among patients and other stakeholders - could be extensive.
By improving customer service and reducing the cost of failure, BT has reduced its costs over the last two years.
A previous letter by one of your readers said householders were bearing the cost of failure in controlling commercial waste.
With the cost of failure so high, consider partnering when developing or executing strategy.
The reason it succeeded was because top management told engineering not to worry about the cost of failure, but to try and try until they achieved the results they desired.
He also argues that the cost of failure in Iraq would be great for not only the United States but the region, and that a future American President may have no option but to send American forces again should al-Qaida affiliates acquire a comfortable base of operation within Iraq.
The report makes clear that the cost of failure would be substantial and felt in every state.
The cost of failure is likely death in the unforgiving Atlantic.