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at risk

1. In danger. Well, when you're involved in a pyramid scheme, you're at risk for losing a lot of money. Because I have poor vision, I'm worried that my daughter is at risk for it too.
2. Responsible for a cost or expense. If you sign this contract, you'll be at risk for a lot of fees.
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*at risk

in a situation where there is risk or hazard; in danger. (*Typically: be ~; put someone or something ~.) I refuse to put my family's welfare at risk by quitting my job. Your whole future is at risk if you don't stop smoking.
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at risk

1. In danger, as in Their house's location on the San Andreas Fault puts them at risk in the next major earthquake . [c. 1900]
2. Legally responsible to pay for loss or damage, as in If he can't keep up with the insurance premiums, he is at risk for any liability claims on the property . [Late 1700s]
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at ˈrisk (from/of something)

in danger of something unpleasant or harmful happening: As with all diseases, certain groups will be more at risk than others.If we go to war, innocent lives will be put at risk.
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at risk

In an endangered state, especially from lack of proper care: unsupervised children who are at risk of dropping out of school.
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The impetus for the guidelines was informed by survey data received from nearly 600 breast surgeons who provided information about how they identify and manage women at risk for developing breast cancer.
Fannie Mae will disclose on a monthly basis the two primary measures of interest rate risk the company uses in managing its mortgage portfolio business: portfolio net interest income at risk and the effective asset/liability duration gap.
The company's portfolio net interest income at risk measure will disclose the sensitivity of Fannie Mae's net interest income to an immediate 50 basis point increase or decrease in interest rates and an immediate 25 basis point increase or decrease in the slope of yield curve.
Net interest income at risk expresses projected net interest income under the more adverse of the interest rate and yield curve scenarios as a percentage of projected net interest income without the interest rate shocks.
The company will calculate and disclose its net interest income at risk over both a one- and a four-year period.
Kamakura Risk Manager is the first software system in the world with installed clients who can estimate default probabilities, perform valuation and value at risk on an entire balance sheet, and simulate and stress test net income from a single software system.
The KOPS service offers default probability estimation for client business counterparties, credit -adjusted value at risk, and credit-adjusted valuation produced by the KRM-cr module.