Meaning of “high-risk” in the English Dictionary


"high-risk" in Business English

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/ˌhaɪˈrɪsk/ uk us FINANCE

involving greater than usual financial risk:

a high-risk loan/mortgage The bank is now very reluctant to make high-risk loans to individuals with spotty credit records.
a high-risk investment/fund/stock This is a medium to high-risk fund which has a very good track record.
I wanted to take advantage of the tax breaks and decided on a high-risk strategy in stocks and shares.

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

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