risk management



the technique or profession of assessing, minimizing, and preventing accidental loss to a business, as through the use of insurance, safety measures, etc.

Nearby words

  1. risk,
  2. risk aversion,
  3. risk capital,
  4. risk factor,
  5. risk life and limb,
  6. risk-averse,
  7. risk-benefit,
  8. risktaker,
  9. risky,
  10. risorgimento

Origin of risk management

First recorded in 1960–65

Related formsrisk manager, noun

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Examples from the Web for risk management

  • Chris Page, a Coral Gables risk-management consultant, was bidding on behalf of several clients who preferred to remain anonymous.

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