high-risk Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “high-risk” in the English Dictionary

"high-risk" in British English

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high-riskadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˌhaɪˈrɪsk/
involving a ​greater than ​usualamount of ​risk: Only ​people who can ​afford to ​losetheirmoney should make high-risk ​investments.
(Definition of high-risk from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"high-risk" in Business English

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uk   us   /ˌhaɪˈrɪsk/ FINANCE
involving greater than usual ​financialrisk: a high-risk loan/mortgage The ​bank is now very reluctant to make high-risk ​loans to ​individuals with spotty ​creditrecords.a high-risk investment/fund/stock This is a ​medium to high-risk ​fund which has a very good ​trackrecord. I wanted to take ​advantage of the ​taxbreaks and decided on a high-risk ​strategy in ​stocks and ​shares.
(Definition of high-risk from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “high-risk”
in Chinese (Simplified) 高风险的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高風險的…
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