at-risk definition by American Heritage Dictionary
at-risk - Investment & Finance Definition
Exposed to the danger of loss. The concept of at risk is used in limited partnerships in which the investor deducting a loss must prove to the Internal Revenue Service that there was a chance of never realizing any profit and that the investment may be lost as well.Webster's New World Finance and Investment Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
at-risk - Legal Definition
at-risk - Phrases/Idioms
In danger, as in Their house's location on the San Andreas Fault puts them at risk in the next major earthquake. [c. 1900]
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]