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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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According to the report, Japan's economic experts contend that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's stimulus package, dubbed "Abenomics," will significantly raise the country's growth this year albeit long run risks.
Writing that current nuclear policy "focuses too narrowly on threats rooted in Cold War thinking," the authors of the May 16 report conclude: "By maintaining launch-ready nuclear postures just as they did during the Cold War, the United States and Russia run risks of nuclear mistakes that could have catastrophic consequences.
An aide to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton this week welcomed Syria's decision to give its people direct access to Facebook and YouTube, but voiced fears that users would run risks without freedom of expression.
However, companies run risks in trying to enforce the bans evenly and in monitoring employee communications, the attorneys said.
We will force our economies to run risks far greater than they can bear, we will encourage speculation and we will sacrifice our future, unless we change the regulation of our banking system and the rules for accounting and prudential oversight," he said.
The potential to mitigate human suffering is exhilarating, Mehlman argues, but we run risks of going too far.
Companies that outsource run risks like how to assess a project that is remotely controlled or managing the work under cultural and time zone differences.
The object of deterrence may have a much greater stake at hand and propensity to run risks, may trap itself into a commitment it cannot break without unacceptable loss of face, or may seek destruction for its own sake.
The only gameplan after lunch was the same one as before - bat with caution and don't run risks - but Bravo took on Harmison with a series of hooks.
Sometimes we take the bravery of jump jockeys for granted as they run risks in the course of an afternoon which most sportsmen don't take in a lifetime.