What is the difference between Risk and Risque?




What is the difference between Risk and Risque? :


Risk : (noun)

(
1 ) Possibility or meeting danger or suffering harm, loss, etc…

Is there any risk of bomb exploding?

What are the risks of the enterprise?

There is no risk of her failing. Always avoid a task involving a high degree of risk.


(
2 ) Person or thing insured or representing a source of risk

He is a poor risk.

All the people who know their secret represent a security risk.



Risk : (verb)

(
1 ) Expose someone / oneself to danger

Do not risk your health.


(
2 ) Accept the possibility of something

Why did you risk failure?

Do not risk getting caught in a storm.



Risqué : (adjective)

(
1 ) (Of a story, remark, item of clothing, etc…) slightly indecent

He took offence at your risqué remarks.

He was talking in a risqué manner.











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