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English definition of “sovereign risk”

sovereign risk

noun [C or U]
→  country risk: Such investments involve sovereign risk in addition to the normal risks associated with securities of US issuers.
(Definition of sovereign risk from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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