- In danger of suffering from mistreatment, injury, disease, or the effects of dysfunctional behavior: after-school programs for at-risk youth; screening at-risk seniors for diabetes.
- Likely to result in injury, disease, or other negative consequences: at-risk occupations; at-risk behaviors.
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.
at-risk - Legal Definition