high-risk

adj.
High-risk is used with these nouns: ↑behaviour, ↑cargo, ↑category, ↑gamble, ↑investment, ↑patient, ↑pregnancy, ↑strategy, ↑venture, ↑youth

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  • high-risk — UK US /ˌhaɪˈrɪsk/ adjective FINANCE ► involving greater than usual financial risk: a high risk loan/mortgage »The bank is now very reluctant to make high risk loans to individuals with spotty credit records. a high risk investment/fund/stock… …   Financial and business terms

  • high-risk — adj [only before noun] involving a risk of death, injury, failure etc ≠ ↑low risk ▪ high risk investments high risk patients/groups etc ▪ cancer screening for women over 55 and other high risk groups …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • High Risk — can refer to: *High Risk (TV show) 1988 American TV series *High Risk (film) 1995 action film (aka Meltdown ) starring Jet Li * High Risk , 1981 film written and directed by Stewart Raffill …   Wikipedia

  • high-risk — (hīʹrĭskʹ) adj. 1. Of, relating to, or characterized by risk: a high risk business. 2. Being particularly subject to potential danger or hazard: a high risk surgical procedure. * * * …   Universalium

  • high-risk — adjective not financially safe or secure a bad investment high risk investments anything that promises to pay too much can t help being risky speculative business enterprises • Syn: ↑bad, ↑risky, ↑speculative …   Useful english dictionary

  • high-risk — /ˈhaɪ rɪsk/ (say huy risk) adjective involving a high degree of danger or of risk of failure: high risk sports; a high risk strategy …   Australian English dictionary

  • high-risk — adjective (only before noun) involving a risk of death, injury, failure etc: high risk investments | cancer screening for women over 55 and other high risk groups …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • high-risk — adjective Having a great risk. I dont consider myself high risk anymore except that I did have cancer, so, one of the things we dont hear talked about a lot is how do you judge your high riskness. If you have had cancer, where do you fit in? How… …   Wiktionary

  • high risk — high level of danger, high level of uncertainty …   English contemporary dictionary

  • high-risk — /haɪ rɪsk/ adjective which involves more risk than normal …   Dictionary of banking and finance

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