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Most major changes involve some risk.
The risk of a major nuclear accident must be taken seriously.
The risk of developing lung cancer from smoking is a serious one.
There is no risk that the virus can be transferred from patient to doctor.
The risks to consumers from these products need to be fully analyzed.
You can reduce the risk of heart disease by exercising regularly.
All outdoor activities carry an element of risk.
We might get away with it, but is it really worth the risk?
The agency claimed that the chemical spill is not a risk to the public.
Some of these restaurants are a clear health risk to diners.
Large quantities of such material constitute a potential fire risk.
Such prisoners pose no real risk to the public.
Loans to farmers are now considered to be a bad risk.
Reporters going to war zones do so at great risk to themselves.
Some plants are more at risk of frost than others.
Low-lying farmland may be at risk from flooding this weekend.
The officers said innocent people’s lives had been put at risk.
These measures will put many small businesses at risk.
At the risk of seeming overly cautious, I don’t think we should try it.
You can use it, but you do so at your own risk.
She didn’t go, because she didn’t want to run the risk of seeing Neil again.
The president runs the risk of assassination with every public appearance.
Do you think I should take a risk and give her a call?
I didn’t want to take the risk of leaving John alone.
This is the American English definition of risk. View British English definition of risk.