Definition of risk-averse in English:

risk-averse

Syllabification: risk-a·verse

adjective

Disinclined or reluctant to take risks: risk-averse investors
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  • Australian voters are naturally very risk-averse, and will not rush headlong into a change of government.
  • Electorates are generally risk-averse, upholding the status quo unless they are thoroughly convinced that change is needed.
  • Editors, like many managers, tend towards risk-averse behavior.

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