put+at+risk

  • 1 put at risk — endanger …

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  • 2 Risk arbitrage — Risk arbitrage, or merger arbitrage, is an investment or trading strategy often associated with hedge funds. Two principal types of merger are possible: a cash merger, and a stock merger. In a cash merger, an acquirer proposes to purchase the… …

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  • 3 risk — risk1 [ rısk ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount the possibility that something unpleasant or dangerous might happen: Most major changes involve some risk. risk of: The risk of a major nuclear accident must be taken seriously. the risk of doing… …

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  • 4 risk — n. & v. n. 1 a chance or possibility of danger, loss, injury, or other adverse consequences (a health risk; a risk of fire). 2 a person or thing causing a risk or regarded in relation to risk (is a poor risk). v.tr. 1 expose to risk. 2 accept the …

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  • 5 Risk factors for breast cancer — Risk factors of breast cancer may be divided into preventable and non preventable. Their study belongs in the field of epidemiology. Breast cancer, like other forms of cancer, is considered to result from multiple environmental and hereditary… …

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  • 6 put — W1S1 [put] v past tense and past participle put present participle putting [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move to place)¦ 2¦(change somebody s situation/feelings)¦ 3¦(write/print something)¦ 4¦(express)¦ 5 put a stop/an end to something 6 put something into… …

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  • 7 put — [ put ] (past tense and past participle put) verb transitive *** ▸ 1 move something to position ▸ 2 cause to be in situation ▸ 3 write/print something ▸ 4 make someone go to place ▸ 5 give position on list ▸ 6 build/place somewhere ▸ 7 express in …

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  • 8 put sb at risk — put sb/sth at risk ► to put someone or something in a situation where they could be in danger: »Why put capital at significant risk for a return which is no higher than the return on government bonds? Main Entry: ↑risk …

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  • 9 put sb/sth at risk — ► to put someone or something in a situation where they could be in danger: »Why put capital at significant risk for a return which is no higher than the return on government bonds? Main Entry: ↑risk …

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  • 10 put sth at risk — put sb/sth at risk ► to put someone or something in a situation where they could be in danger: »Why put capital at significant risk for a return which is no higher than the return on government bonds? Main Entry: ↑risk …

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  • 11 Risk aversion — is a concept in psychology, economics, and finance, based on the behavior of humans (especially consumers and investors) while exposed to uncertainty. Risk aversion is the reluctance of a person to accept a bargain with an uncertain payoff rather …

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  • 12 risk life and limb — risk/sacrifice/life and limb phrase to be put, or to put yourself, in physical danger He has risked life and limb to bring us these news reports. Thesaurus: to take riskssynonym Main entry …

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  • 13 Risk perception — is the subjective judgment that people make about the characteristics and severity of a risk. The phrase is most commonly used in reference to natural hazards and threats to the environment or health, such as nuclear power. Several theories have… …

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  • 14 put one's head on the block — (informal) To stick one s neck out, run the risk of censure, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑head * * * put (or lay) one s head (or neck) on the block informal put one s standing or reputation at risk by proceeding with a particular course of action… …

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  • 15 put your head on the block — put your head/neck/on the block phrase to take a risk by doing or saying something that might damage your reputation, make people criticize you etc Thesaurus: to take riskssynonym Main entry: block * * * put/lay your he …

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  • 16 put your neck on the block — put your head/neck/on the block phrase to take a risk by doing or saying something that might damage your reputation, make people criticize you etc Thesaurus: to take riskssynonym Main entry: block * * * put/lay your he …

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  • 17 put all your eggs in one basket — phrase to depend completely on just one idea, plan, or person so that you have no other possibilities if things go wrong The basic advice with investment is don’t put all your eggs in one basket. Thesaurus: to depend on or trust someone or… …

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  • 18 risk — [n] chance taken accident, contingency, danger, exposedness, exposure, flyer*, fortuity, fortune, gamble, hazard, header, jeopardy, liability, liableness, luck, openness, opportunity, peril, plunge, possibility, prospect, shot in the dark*,… …

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  • 19 put (your) head on the block — put (your) head/neck on the block to risk doing something which will make other people lose their good opinion of you if it fails. He put his head on the block by promising his team wouldn t lose any more matches this year. I m not going to put… …

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  • 20 put (your) neck on the block — put (your) head/neck on the block to risk doing something which will make other people lose their good opinion of you if it fails. He put his head on the block by promising his team wouldn t lose any more matches this year. I m not going to put… …

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