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English definition of “at-risk”


adjective [before noun] (IN DANGER)    /ətˈrɪsk/
in danger of being harmed or damaged , or of dying : at-risk children / patients Many residents in at-risk areas move their cars to higher ground when floods threaten .
(Definition of at-risk adjective (IN DANGER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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