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English definition of “derisk”

derisk

verb [I or T] (also de-risk)     /ˌdiːˈrɪsk/
to make something safer by reducing the possibility that something bad will happen and that money will be lost: Large corporations continue to focus on derisking their pension schemes. The company's move into film production is primarily meant to de-risk its business model. To survive inflation, the trick is to derisk.
(Definition of derisk verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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