risky undertaking

risky undertaking
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • undertaking — un‧der‧tak‧ing [ˌʌndəˈteɪkɪŋ ǁ ˈʌndərteɪ ] noun 1. [countable usually singular] an important job, piece of work, or activity that you are responsible for: • Starting a new business can be a risky undertaking. 2. [countable] COMMERCE a business: • …   Financial and business terms

  • undertaking — un|der|tak|ing [ˌʌndəˈteıkıŋ US ˈʌndərteı ] n 1.) [C usually singular] an important job, piece of work, or activity that you are responsible for ▪ Starting a new business can be a risky undertaking. 2.) formal a promise to do something ▪ Both… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • undertaking — noun 1 (countable usually singular) an important job, piece of work, or activity that you are responsible for: Starting a new business can be a risky undertaking. 2 (C) formal a promise to do something: an undertaking to respect people s privacy… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • undertaking — noun 1) a risky undertaking Syn: enterprise, venture, project, campaign, scheme, plan, operation, endeavour, effort, task 2) sign this undertaking to comply with the rules Syn: promise …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • risky — riskily, adv. riskiness, n. /ris kee/, adj., riskier, riskiest. attended with or involving risk; hazardous: a risky undertaking. [1820 30; RISK + Y1] Syn. dangerous, perilous. * * * …   Universalium

  • risky — /ˈrɪski/ (say riskee) adjective (riskier, riskiest) 1. attended with or involving risk; hazardous: a risky undertaking. 2. → risqué. –riskily, adverb –riskiness, noun …   Australian-English dictionary

  • undertaking — noun 1 piece of work/business ADJECTIVE ▪ big, considerable (esp. BrE), large, major ▪ enormous, great, huge, massive, monumental …   Collocations dictionary

  • risky — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, prove, seem, sound ▪ become, get ▪ consider sth, deem sth …   Collocations dictionary

  • risky venture — noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful) • Syn: ↑adventure, ↑escapade, ↑dangerous undertaking • Derivationally related forms: ↑adventuristic (for: ↑adventure), ↑advent …   Useful english dictionary

  • dangerous undertaking — noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful) • Syn: ↑adventure, ↑escapade, ↑risky venture • Derivationally related forms: ↑adventuristic (for: ↑adventure), ↑adventurous …   Useful english dictionary


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