Meaning of “calculated risk” in the English Dictionary

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"calculated risk" in British English

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(Definition of “calculated risk” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"calculated risk" in Business English

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calculated risknoun [ C ]

uk us

a risk that you consider is worth taking because the result, if it is successful, will be very good:

It is scary, but investing is all about spotting potential and taking calculated risks.
In an economic climate where starting even one business is a calculated risk, she has created and managed several businesses successfully.

(Definition of “calculated risk” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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