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security risk Syllabification: se·cu·ri·ty risk
Pronunciation: /səˈkyo͝orədē risk/

Definition of security risk in English:


A person or situation that poses a possible threat to the security of something.
Example sentences
  • A small number of immigrants who pose a security risk and those awaiting deportation will still be held in prison.
  • I don't think people are looking now at Israel as a geopolitical risk or a security risk.
  • The airline's U.S. workers say maintenance performed in other countries poses a security risk.
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