Definition of 'at risk'
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You knew you were at risk of doing something you would regret. The Sun (2017)Healthcare assistants are filling in for qualified nurses in a trend that experts warned would put people at risk. Times, Sunday Times (2017)What he's asking will put people at risk. The Sun (2016)He admitted the offence and that he had put other people 's lives at risk. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The tech giant will trawl anonymous confidential data to spot people at risk of kidney disease, blood poisoning and organ failure. The Sun (2016)Vulnerable people are at risk as Britain heads into a prolonged cold period, experts said. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The researchers claimed that people were also at risk when relaxing at home. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The police have warned her that her personal safety is at risk. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Another group at risk are high earners in the middle of their careers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But we are still at risk from ultraviolet. The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)The research will also help to identify people at risk of disease. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is not just social networking sites that put our personal information at risk. The Sun (2014)These distressed infants are at risk of brain damage and cerebral palsy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But how do you know if your home is likely to be at risk? Times, Sunday Times (2006)But the success of his reforms are still at risk for two reasons. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Millions of people are at risk of fraud because sensitive government data has gone missing. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But he could still be at risk. The Sun (2010)But senior police say it will hamper their efforts to find missing people at risk of suicide. The Sun (2015)Academics doing sensitive work such as animal experiments could be especially at risk if their personal records are stolen. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The areas near the poles have been affected the least but these regions are at risk of damage through global warming. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is obvious that American high technology is at risk. Peril and Promise: A Commentary on America (1990)Gambling is putting at risk something of value, in hopes of getting something more valuable in return. Christianity Today (2000)The worry is the impact on access to justice, already at risk because of high court fees. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is something more at risk, though, something less tangible. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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