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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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However, in practice, pediatric healthcare providers will continue to have a key role in identifying children at risk for LTBI.
In a survey of 265 outpatients, Zafrani and McLaughlin (1990) identified 56 who were most at risk of contracting AIDS, based upon sexual and/or drug activities.
Identifying populations at risk from environmental contamination from point sources.
465 provides that a taxpayer may take a deduction from leasing depreciable property only to the extent that he is at risk in the leasing activity.
that puts you at risk for breast cancer," says Barbara Hulka of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health.
"Many American managers look at risk as having only two outcomes--a win or a loss.
"Targeting interventions to people at risk for reinfection may be an effective way of maximally preventing gonorrhoea transmission and reducing resource utilisation," they conclude.
The ADA now advises anyone aged 45 or older to get a fasting blood sugar test once every three years, and more often if they are at high risk (see "Who's at Risk?" p.
The notional amount is not at risk; typically, only 2 percent to 5 percent of the notional amount represents credit exposure.
Adventurous vacations, home invasions, thefts, and lawsuits by personal staff are just a few things placing not only clients' assets, but also their well-being, at risk. For some risks, insurance protection may not always be available, or it may be too expensive to make sense.
A research section includes downloadable papers on value at risk, risk visualization and accuracy vs.
To change the chronic course of disease, treatment must be specifically directed at the responsible agent and applied to the appropriate stage of pathogenesis in the population at risk. Thus, the pathobiologic interaction between infection, inflammation and free radicals, lipids, genetics, and other cardiovascular risk factors must be clarified with more sensitive, specific, and standardized tools.
However, it is important that supervisors recognize that bank shareholders must earn a competitive rate of return on the capital they place at risk and that unnecessarily high capital requirements will impede the functioning of the banking system.