how to pronounce risk


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the above transcription of risk is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

risk is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of risk in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… you how to manage risk it's a game of …”

meaning of risk

Risk means the possibility of loss or injury.

risk frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word risk occurs in english on average 68.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics risk can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that risk can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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