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  • the probability of being exposed to an infectious agent
  • the probability of becoming infected given that exposure to an infectious agent has occurred
  • a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing
  • a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
    • When you buy these stocks you are gambling
  • expose to a chance of loss or damage
    • We risked losing a lot of money in this venture
    • Why risk your life?
    • She laid her job on the line when she told the boss that he was wrong
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