high-risk high-risk

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not financially safe or secure

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. You've got a lot to think about when you're facing a high-risk operation, not the least being how to pick the right surgeon for the job.
  2. The latest update eliminates the wiggle room for high-risk patients.
  3. Still, the screening tool may be extremely useful in prompting high-risk people to start doing whatever they can to protect themselves from future memory loss.

News

  1. DPS CID: High Risk Sex Offender Arrested During Undercover Sting

    He's an accused high-risk sex offender who's been on the run -- that is until now. A full-scale undercover sting operation brought a wanted man in, and it was all caught on camera. The dramatic takedown at a gas station near Caldwell was part of a long-running DPS effort.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: KBTX 3 Bryan - College Station

  2. Search underway for high-risk parolee who took 5-month-old son

    A manhunt was underway for a high-risk parolee who attempted to kill his girlfriend, then snatched their 5-month-old son in the Valley Center area early Tuesday, authorities said.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Channel 8 San Diego

  3. Manhunt underway for high-risk parole who took child

    A manhunt was underway for a high-risk parole who attempted to kill his girlfriend, then snatched their 5-month-old son in the Valley Center area early Tuesday, authorities said.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Channel 8 San Diego

Quotes

  • "He told me some of the details of the rescue, the dramatic details," McCain told reporters. "It's a very high-risk operation. I congratulate President Uribe, the military and the nation of Colombia."
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

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