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risk-averse Syllabification: risk-a·verse

Definition of risk-averse in English:

adjective

Disinclined or reluctant to take risks: risk-averse investors
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  • He is a risk-averse manager who despises surprises.
  • We're seeing the emergence of risk-averse venture capitalists.
  • A few of the less risk-averse residents jump at the opportunity of living along the river.

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