calculated risk


A chance of exposure to loss or injury that might be undertaken after its advantages and disadvantages have been carefully weighted and considered. Many business operators need to take a calculate risk to expand their business activities into a new competitive arena.

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  • It was a calculated risk, but I know I had to do it no matter what to prove that I was a real man and not just a kid.

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  • When you decide to drive on icy roads or in bad weather conditions you are taking a calculated risk along with other commuters.

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  • When you are deciding whether to try a new venture you need to see how much the calculated risk may hurt.

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