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risk
British English: /rɪsk/
American English: /rɪsk/

Translation of risk in French:

noun

  • 1 (gen)
    of de of doing de faire
    there's a risk of him catching the illness ou that he'll catch the illness
    il risque d'attraper la maladie
    is there any risk of him catching the illness?
    est-ce qu'il risque d'attraper la maladie?
    there's a risk that the operation will not succeed
    l'opération comporte un risque d'échec
    there is no risk to consumers
    il n'y a aucun danger pour le consommateur
    without risks to health
    sans danger pour la santé
    to run the risk of being injured/ridiculed
    courir le risque d'être blessé/tourné en ridicule
    they run a higher risk of cancer
    ils courent un risque supérieur de cancer
    to take risks
    prendre des risques
    it's not worth the risk
    le risque est trop grand
    children at risk
    enfants menacés de violence
    their jobs are at risk
    leurs emplois sont menacés
    the factory is at risk of closure
    l'usine est menacée de fermeture
    to put one's life/health at risk
    mettre sa vie/santé en danger
    her health could be at risk
    sa santé pourrait être compromise
    at one's own risk he saved the child at considerable risk to himself
    il a sauvé l'enfant en prenant des risques considérables
    at the risk of seeming ungrateful/paradoxical
    au risque de paraître ingrat/de sembler paradoxal
    ‘at owner's risk’
    ‘aux risques et périls du propriétaire’
  • 2 (for loan, insurance) to be a good/bad risk
    être un bon/mauvais risque
    to spread a risk
    diviser les risques
    an all-risks policy
    une assurance tous risques

transitive verb

  • 2 (venture) See examples: to risk doing we're prepared to risk cash
    nous sommes prêts à risquer de l'argent
    to risk death
    risquer la mort
    to risk injury
    risquer de se blesser
    to risk one's all we decided to risk it
    nous avons décidé de prendre le risque
    let's risk it anyway
    c'est un risque à prendre

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