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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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Lotteries and scratch cards were the lowest risk, with only 6% of at-risk gamblers playing the National Lottery, followed by 10.
According to Meiser and Dunn (2000), between 40 and 79% of people at-risk of developing HD reported the intention to use the test and found different age-related motives for HD testing: one being a reproductive risk decision and another one the intention to clarify the risk for their children.
The exceptional academic and extra-curricular programs at Yemin Orde Youth Village are specially designed to meet the individual educational and therapeutic needs of its at-risk youth.
Urban college students rely on their secondary schools to prepare them for success in college, yet some arrive in our classrooms underprepared, and often at-risk for failing out in their first year.
Not surprisingly, since most at-risk patients don't recognize or acknowledge their elevated risk, most are not at goal for key risk factors.
The at-risk rules apply to individual taxpayers and closely held corporations under Sec.
However, the adjusted associations of patient demographics with at-risk drinking found in our research should be more generalizable than the descriptive data published previously.
One strategy for increasing an S corporation shareholder's at-risk loss limitation is aggregating business activities across more than one asset or property.
The report shows key misconceptions of influenza and vaccination of at-risk 18-64 year olds, including: two thirds thought being fit and healthy offered protection against contracting influenza; almost one third considered the influenza vaccine could cause influenza; and less than one third thought the influenza vaccine was more than 70% effective in protecting against the virus.
At the very least, every school can try fresh approaches to see if new interventions reduce the severity of the at-risk population.
Angel Rodriguez,'' on HBO, is a story about human fallibility -- without the frenetic editing common to movies about at-risk youth.
Targeting at-risk undergraduates in retention-intervention programs provides a more financially efficient usage of expensive, labor-intensive, creative intervention programs.