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"at stake" in British English

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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.
(Definition of at stake from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"at stake" in American English

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at stake

in danger of being lost: About 3000 jobs are at stake if the company closes down.
(Definition of at stake from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “at stake”
in Chinese (Simplified) 有风险, 处于危急关头…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有風險, 處於危急關頭…
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