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moral hazard meaning and definition

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Definition of moral hazard (noun)

  1. (economics) the lack of any incentive to guard against a risk when you are protected against it (as by insurance)
    • "insurance companies are exposed to a moral hazard if the insured party is not honest"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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