bear a risk


bear a risk
bear a risk
to be responsible for or accept the risk involved in something: »

The two sides couldn't agree on how to pay for the plant and who would bear the most financial risk in the agreement.

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With traditional pensions the employer bears the risks and pays the benefits.

Main Entry: risk

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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