Bedeutung von “risk” im Essential American English Dictionary

risk

noun us /rɪsk/

the possibility of something bad happening:

the risk of heart disease
take a risk

to do something although something bad might happen because of it

at risk

being in a situation where something bad is likely to happen:

All houses within 100 yards of the sea are at risk of flooding

(Definition von “risk noun” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)