An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (hazardous)
a. arriesgado
Driving at night in this part of the world is risky.Manejar de noche en esta parte del mundo es arriesgado.
b. riesgoso
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Sharing personal items like razors or toothbrushes can be risky.Compartir objetos personales como rasuradoras o cepillos de dientes puede ser riesgoso.
c. peligroso
Drinking and driving is very risky.Tomar alcohol y manejar es muy peligroso.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. arriesgado(a)
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risky [ˈrɪskɪ]
riskier (comparative)riskiest (superlative)
1 (dangerous) [+venture, plan, investment] arriesgado; riesgoso; (LAm)
he put all his money into a risky venture Bill Clinton is sticking to what some consider to be a risky strategy raising this issue now would be politically risky a heart transplant is a very risky operation banks have been making more and more risky loans in the last couple of decades even though these were very risky investments in the long-term, they were able to keep booking short-term profits a risky business
investing on the stock market is a risky business invertir en bolsa supone muchos riesgos
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