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security risk

noun
1.
a person considered by authorities as likely to commit acts that might threaten the security of a country.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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Examples from the web for security risk
  • World leaders have been warned about the imminent security risk it poses.
  • In addition to the obvious radiation risks this is a huge, and unacceptable, security risk.
  • He begat the project but was then shut out for being a perceived security risk.
  • Drunks are a security risk whether they sit quietly or not.
  • All these poorly conceived measures do, at best, is push the security risk some place else without actually reducing risk.
  • More agents would help prevent the unlawful entry of persons into this country, especially for persons who pose a security risk.
  • So, briefly, games typically do not pose a security risk by themselves.
British Dictionary definitions for security risk

security risk

noun
1.
a person deemed to be a threat to state security in that he could be open to pressure, have subversive political beliefs, etc
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Contemporary definitions for security risk
noun

a person or situation that poses a possible threat to the security of something

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