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at stake

C2 If something that is valuable is at stake, it is in a situation where it might be lost: Thousands of lives will be at stake if emergency aid does not arrive in the city soon.
Translations of “at stake”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有風險, 處於危急關頭…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有风险, 处于危急关头…
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