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security risk

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsecurity riskseˈcurity ˌrisk noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 TRUST#someone in a government or organization who you cannot trust with important secrets, because they might tell them to an enemy2 a situation that could put people in danger 🔊 After the bomb threat, it was considered too much of a security risk to let the races go ahead.
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security riskVideotaping inside the prison could create a security risk for guards and officials.It is hard for me to imagine how you could say they present a security risk.The Northern authorities confirmed tonight they wouldn't be switching the tie despite the obvious security risk.Apparently they regarded Churchill as a poor security risk.
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