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1

In danger, as in Their house's location on the San Andreas Fault puts them at risk in the next major earthquake. [c. 1900]

2

Legally responsible to pay for loss or damage, as in If he can't keep up with the insurance premiums, he is at risk for any liability claims on the property. [Late 1700s]

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