- A possible, usually negative, outcome, e.g., a danger.
- 2006: BBC News website, Farmers warned over skin cancer read at  on 14 May 2006 â€” There was also a "degree of complacency" that the weather in the country was not good enough to present a health risk.
- The likelihood of a negative outcome.
- 2006: Trever Ramsey on BBC News website, Exercise "cuts skin cancer risk" read at [] on 14 May 2006 â€” Taking regular exercise, coupled with a healthy diet, reduced the risk of several types of cancer.
- (Formal use in business, engineering, etc) The potential (conventionally negative) impact of an event, determined by combining the likelihood of the event occurring with the impact should it occur.
- c2002: Decisioneering Inc website, What is risk? read at  on 14 May 2006 â€” If there is a 25% chance of running over schedule, costing you a $100 out of your own pocket, that might be a risk 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 risk.
4 letters in word "risk": I K R S.
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