Definition of high-risk in English:

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high-risk

Pronunciation: /ˌhʌɪˈrɪsk/

adjective

Involving or exposed to a high level of danger: high-risk activities such as skydiving and motocross racing
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  • Although not considered high-risk surgery, potential dangers include infection and ulcers.
  • In financial circles his reputation for tough decision-taking and high-risk takeovers is legendary.
  • It would be a fairly high-risk strategy to buy individual equities.
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