Moral Hazard

Business / Finance / Moral Hazard: The risk that the existence of a contract will change the behavior of one or both parties to the contract, e.g., an insured firm will take fewer fire precautions.

Other Words for Hazard

Hazard Noun Synonyms: peril, danger, risk, endangerment, threat, jeopardy
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Other Words for Moral

Moral Adjective Synonyms: ethical, right, good, pure, honest, proper, upright, honourable, decent, moralistic, respectable, high-minded, virtuous, upstanding, righteous, principled, scrupulous, incorruptible, noble, just
Moral Verb Synonyms: ethical, moralizing, moralistic
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Morality Play

Entertainment / Literature / Morality Play: A genre of medieval and early Renaissance drama that illustrates the way to live a pious life through allegorical characters. The characters tend to be personified abstractions of vices and virtues. F MORE

National Priorities List For Uncontrolled Hazardous Waste Sites

Health / Disease / National Priorities List For Uncontrolled Hazardous Waste Sites: (National Priorities List or NPL) EPA's list of the most serious uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites in the United States. The NPL is updated on a regular basis. MORE

Moral Obligation Bond

Business / Finance / Moral Obligation Bond: A tax-exempt bond issued by a municipality or a state financial intermediary that is backed by the moral, but not legal, obligation of a state government to appropriate funds in case of default. MORE

Moral Hazard

Business / Finance / Moral Hazard: The risk that the existence of a contract will change the behavior of one or both parties to the contract, e.g., an insured firm will take fewer fire precautions. MORE

Lateral Hazard

Entertainment / Golf / Lateral Hazard: (also 'lateral water hazard') a water hazard (whether filled with water or not) which is generally adjacent to, or to one side or another of, the line of play (usually marked with red stakes or lines) MORE

No Public Health Hazard

Health / Disease / No Public Health Hazard: A category used in ATSDR's public health assessment documents for sites where people have never and will never come into contact with harmful amounts of site-related substances. MORE

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