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Synonyms for risk

stand a chance of




Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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

The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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 National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health, has targeted promising areas of research in granting the awards, such as new and ongoing studies to identify additional risk factor genes associated with Alzheimer's, improve diagnostic tools, find biomarkers, develop therapies, conduct clinical trials and explore preventive measures.
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Teens with type 1 diabetes have additional risk factors for skeletal weakness, including hyperglycemia and hypercalciuria.
'This is expected to mobilise additional risk capital of at least EUR 300m and possibly up to EUR 1 bn in the longer term,' noted the Commission.
Before the development of JPADS, air crews delivered supplies and vehicles of various weights at low altitudes, putting aircrews at additional risk and potentially revealing to the enemy the location of friendly ground forces.
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