Definition Risk

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Definition

to risk: to take a chance, to try something knowing it might end badly
verb
I risked losing all my money in the casino.

a risk: a chance, a possibility of something bad happening
noun
There's a risk that he may not survive the operation.

risky: dangerous, with the possibility of a bad ending
adjective
Riding a unicycle in the rain is risky.

Pronunciation examples
UK: There's a risk that he may not survive the operation.
US: He risked all of his money on a hand of poker.

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