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high-riskadjective

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.
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in Chinese (Simplified) 高风险的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高風險的…
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