A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (danger)
a. el riesgo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There is a risk of flooding tonight.Hay riesgo de inundaciones esta noche.
b. el peligro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Is there any risk associated with base jumping?¿Hay algún peligro asociado con el salto base?
2. (insurance and finance)
a. el riesgo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You need to look at what risks the insurance covers.Hay que estudiar los riesgos que cubre el seguro.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to put in danger)
a. arriesgar
Jake risked his life to save his daughter.Jake arriesgó su vida para salvar a su hija.
b. poner en peligro
You're putting the mother's life at risk with this surgery.Con esta cirugía, estás poniendo en peligro la vida de la madre.
4. (to incur a risk)
a. arriesgarse a
I'm not going to risk losing my job for her.No voy a arriesgarme a perder mi trabajo por ella.
b. correr el riesgo de
Sam risks being fired if he goes on that way.Sam corre el riesgo de que lo despidan si sigue así.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el riesgo m, peligro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
at risken peligro
at the risk of…a riesgo de…
to run the risk of…correr el riesgo de…
to take risksarriesgarse, correr riesgos
risk assessmentevaluación de riesgos
2. (finance)
risk capitalcapital (de) riesgo
risk managementgestión de riesgos
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (general)
a. poner en peligro
to risk one's neckjugarse el cuello
we can't risk itno podemos correr ese riesgo
to risk defeatcorrer el riesgo de or arriesgarse a ser derrotado(a)
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risk [rɪsk]
1 (gen) riesgo (m)
it's not worth the risk no merece la pena correr el riesgo; there is an element of risk hay un componente de riesgo; there's too much risk involved supone demasiados riesgos; the benefits outweigh the risks los beneficios son mayores que los riesgos
this was one risk that paid off he was not seen as a risk to national security
the building is a fire risk el edificio es un peligro en caso de un incendio
the restaurant has been refurbished-it was found to be a fire risk
a health/security risk un peligro para la salud/la seguridad
it's being overfat that constitutes a health risk the security risk involved in staging such a gathering is considerable
at risk
the children most at risk los niños que corren más riesgo or peligro; up to 25,000 jobs are at risk hay hasta 25.000 trabajos que peligran or que están en peligro; to put sth at risk poner algo en peligro
women are more at risk from violence 7 million people are at risk of starvation the whole project will be at risk if funds are not forthcoming centuries-old traditions are at risk of being lost forever doctors with the virus are putting patients at risk the economy will fall further, putting more jobs at risk
at the risk of a riesgo de
at the risk of seeming stupid a riesgo de parecer estúpido; at the risk of one's life con peligro de su vida; arriesgando la vida
at the risk of repeating myself, I will say again that statistics are only a guide Americans wanted to aid Britain even at the risk of war he did all he could to perpetuate the Soviet state, even at the risk of alienating the newly-emergent republics demands which can only be ignored at the risk of widespread condemnation
there is no risk of his coming or that he will come no hay peligro de que venga
there is little risk of infection el riesgo or peligro de infección es pequeño
there is an increased risk of miscarriage there is a small risk of brain damage from the procedure in all the confusion, there's a serious risk that the main issues will be forgotten the risk that technical progress won't be very fast there was little risk of the Germans attacking I sank to my knees to reduce the risk of detection
at one's own risk por su cuenta y riesgo
you do it at your own risk those who wish to come here will do so at their own risk
at (the) owner's risk bajo la responsabilidad del dueño
luggage may be left at the owner's risk to [pose] a risk (to sth/sb) these cysts are benign and pose little risk mentally disordered women who pose a serious risk to the public air pollutants that can pose a risk to public health inflation still poses a risk in these and other countries to [run] the risk of sth to run the risk of defeat
you run the risk of being dismissed corres el riesgo de que te despidan
well, at least you don't run the risk of being taken to court people swimming off British beaches run the risk of illness and infection babies run twice the risk of developing a serious chest illness if both parents smoke they run the serious risk of losing it because of their blind misunderstanding to [take] a risk, to [take] risks
I can't take the risk no me puedo exponer or arriesgar a eso; no puedo correr ese riesgo
that's a risk you'll have to take ese es un riesgo que vas a tener que correr; you're taking a big risk te estás arriesgando mucho
he takes a lot of risks there is no limit to the risks they are prepared to take the president is taking something of a political risk what mother hasn't ever taken a little risk like that?
2 (Economics) (Insurance) riesgo (m)
repayment insurance is actively encouraged by the banks to reduce the risks attached to lending
insured against all risks asegurado contra or a todo riesgo
a bad/good risk
you may be turned down as a bad risk puede que te rechacen por constituir un riesgo inadmisible; she is considered a good risk a sus ojos constituye un riesgo admisible
if you are constantly in the red you will become labelled as a bad risk he planned to become more financially stable so that he would be seen as a good risk for an educational loan for graduate school it is up to the lender to ensure that the borrower is a good risk before providing the cash, they will have to decide whether you are a good or bad risk
transitive verb
1 (put at risk) arriesgar; poner en peligro
she risked her life for me/to save me arriesgó su vida por mí/por rescatarme; puso en peligro su vida por mí/por rescatarme
to risk everything arriesgarlo todo
Austin had risked everything by leaving a secure job to set up his own business people who had risked everything to come and bear witness to what was happening in Tibet
I'm risking my job by saying this estoy arriesgando or poniendo en peligro el puesto al decir esto
he risked all his savings on the project arriesgó todos sus ahorros en el proyecto
many people risk their health by drinking too much she wasn't willing to risk her reputation why should he have risked all that to become an agent of a foreign power? to be sure of killing him it might be necessary to risk the lives of plenty of people around him he was not willing to risk a single soldier in such a foolhardy cause he talked about leaving his wife for her, but was too ambitious to risk his political career bankers were willing to risk their money at $75 per share
2 (run the risk of) correr el riesgo de; arriesgarse a
I don't want to risk another accident no quiero correr el riesgo de or arriesgarme a or exponerme a otro accidente
to risk defeat those who fail to register risk severe penalties to go out after curfew was to risk death Jordan must now decide if it can risk international disapproval by turning to Iraq for extra supplies Mrs Gore risked the wrath of the record industry by campaigning to have warning labels put on offensive records Iraq was told to provide full information about its nuclear capability or risk serious consequences the government said it didn't want to risk the possibility of a divisive election they said they would go ahead with the protest anyway, even if it meant risking arrest Maria had to control her drinking or risk the loss of her daughter
to risk losing/being caught correr el riesgo de perder/ser cogido; arriesgarse a perder/ser cogido
I can't risk going alone pregnant women who are heavy drinkers risk damaging the unborn foetus the skipper was not willing to risk taking his ship through the straits until he could see where he was going drivers risk losing their licences for failing to comply with the new regulations any Iraqi plane or helicopter that flies will risk being shot down by smoking they risk getting lung cancer
3 (venture, take a chance on) arriesgarse a
shall we risk it? ¿nos arriesgamos?; I'll risk it me arriesgo; me voy a arriesgar; I can't risk it no me puedo arriesgar (a eso); I risked a glance behind me me arriesgué a mirar hacia atrás
in her condition they couldn't risk the operation don't risk it - it isn't worth it knowing that the lines were tapped, I had not risked a phone call risking another trip might be dangerous with its position in the polls so low, the government will be loath to risk a referendum on this
she won't risk coming today no va a arriesgarse a venir hoy
if you have an expensive rug, don't risk washing it yourself during the fighting, he stayed locked in his house and did not risk going into the street
risk capital (n) capital (m) riesgo
consider turning your risk capital over to a commodity trading adviser
risk factor (n) factor (m) de riesgo
smoking is a risk factor for or in heart disease fumar constituye un factor de riesgo en las enfermedades cardíacas
obesity is a major risk factor in many diseases if you do become pregnant with an IUD in place, your risk factor increases to 25 out of 100 of having a miscarriage "there is always the risk of your partner finding out" - "well, I hadn't really considered the risk factor"
risk management (n) gestión (f) de riesgos
some companies are conducting risk management exercises, investigating how many expatriate staff they have had to bail out in dangerous situations /some victims engage in risk management behaviour/ as a way of reducing their chances of further victimization - they avoid going out alone after dark, for example
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