security risk


noun

a person considered by authorities as likely to commit acts that might threaten the security of a country.

Nearby words

  1. security blanket,
  2. security council,
  3. security guard,
  4. security of tenure,
  5. security police,
  6. security thread,
  7. securocrat,
  8. secy,
  9. sec−1,
  10. sed

Origin of security risk

First recorded in 1950–55

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British Dictionary definitions for security risk

security risk

noun

a person deemed to be a threat to state security in that he could be open to pressure, have subversive political beliefs, etc
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