opportunity risk

Definition

The risk that a better opportunity may present itself after an irreversible decision has been made.

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Now I want to make sure that I'm making the best decision possible with this purchase, so could you please go over my opportunity risk?

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We hesitated to commit our funds to an interest in the real estate limited partnership as we felt the opportunity risk of a more lucrative investment in the future.

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OPPORTUNITY RISK The likelihood that a loss will be incurred by committing resources to one opportunity, preventing the pursuit of better opportunities in the future.

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