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See also: highrisk

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

high +‎ risk

AdjectiveEdit

high-risk (comparative higher-risk, superlative highest-risk)

  1. Having a great risk.
    • 2007 March 30, Jene from Boston (caller), “Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines”, Talk of the Nation Science Friday, Ira Flatow (host), National Public Radio [1]
      I don't consider myself high-risk anymore except that I did have cancer, so, one of the things we don't hear talked about a lot is how do you judge your high-riskness. If you have had cancer, where do you fit in? How do you make those decisions...?