Meaning of “risk/reward” in the English Dictionary

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"risk/reward" in Business English

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risk/rewardnoun [ U ]


the possible profit that a particular activity may make, in relation to the risk involved in doing it:

Patience may be needed but the risk/reward balance in that market is favourable.
There are many styles of investing, but in terms of risk/reward, one of the best is to identify companies in essential products and services with a sound record.

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