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At risk

The exposure to the danger of economic loss. Frequently used in the context of claiming tax deductions. For example, a person can claim a tax deduction in a limited partnership if the taxpayer can show it is at risk of never realizing a profit and of losing its initial investment. See: Value at risk.

At Risk

1. See: Value at Risk.

2. See: At Risk Rule.

3. Describing any asset or investment one may lose for any reason whatsoever.
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