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  • adj. superlative form of high-risk: most high-risk.


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  • Eleven management units were identified as highest-risk and highest-threat.

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  • Several other Asian countries made it into the highest-risk category, including the Philippines at 6 on the list, Vietnam at 13 and Pakistan at 16.

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  • The union said Friday the documents, obtained by the NLRB under a subpoena in the legal battle, demonstrate that Boeing decided to open a second assembly line for its 787 Dreamliner jet in North Charleston, S.C., to avoid labor problems, even though Boeing officials considered the location its highest-risk option.

    Boeing Union Presses Plant Relocation Issue

  • With increased attention on driver actions, it is clear that the nut behind the wheel may be the most highest-risk part of a car.

    Video: "How's My Driving?" documentary on distracted driving and road rage

  • Of the 113 highest-risk recalled devices, 71 percent, or 80 devices, had been approved through the less stringent regulation.

    Unsafe Medical Devices Get FDA's OK Too Easily

  • The average flood-insurance premium is about $600 a year, but it can go up to nearly $6,000 for the highest-risk coastal properties, according to the National Flood Insurance Program.

    Irene: Are You Covered?

  • Of the 113 highest-risk recalled devices, 71%, or 80 devices, had been approved through the less stringent regulation.

    Study: Harmful medical devices approved too easily

  • Others, the surplus lines carriers, specialize in underwriting the highest-risk physicians -- at any given time between two and ten percent of practicing physicians.

    Shirley Svorny: Med Mal Caps Hurt Patients

  • Ubaldo Del Monaco of the Carabinieri , Italy's national gendarmerie, August is one of the "highest-risk" periods for home burglaries, which, depending on one's calculations of the relative risk to person versus property, is an incentive either to stay home or to go away.

    Taking a Traditional Summer Siesta

  • Homeowners living in the highest-risk areas may pay $5,900 a year for coverage of $250,000 for a dwelling and $100,000 for its contents.

    Claims Flood Insurance Fund


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