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A possible, usually negative, outcome, e.g., a danger.
Farmers warned over skin cancer
on 14 May 2006 " There was also a "degree of complacency" that the weather in the country was not good enough to present a health .
The likelihood of a negative outcome.
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Exercise 'cuts skin cancer '
on 14 May 2006 " Taking regular exercise, coupled with a healthy diet, reduced the of several types of cancer.
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) The potential (conventionally negative) impact of an event, determined by combining the likelihood of the event occurring with the impact should it occur.
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on 14 May 2006 " If there is a 25% chance of running over schedule, costing you a $100 out of your own pocket, that might be a you are willing to take. But if you have a 5% chance of running overschedule, knowing that there is a $10,000 penalty, you might be less willing to take that .
risks, risking, risked
) To incur risk to something.
, BBC Sport website,
Beckham wary over Rooney comeback
on 14 May 2006 " England captain David Beckham has warned Wayne Rooney not
his long-term future by rushing his return from injury.
) To incur risk of something.
Rail delays as thieves cut power
on 14 May 2006 " These people are putting themselves in danger by physically being on or near to the railway lines and ing serious injury.
) To incur risk by something.
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