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a calculated risk/gamble

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha calculated risk/gamblea calculated risk/gambleRISKsomething risky that you do after thinking carefully about what might happen The police took a calculated risk in releasing him. calculated
Examples from the Corpus
took a calculated riskThe prosecution say Kelly was the second running man, but the police took a calculated risk.He just took a calculated risk on the spur of the moment.
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