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English definition of “bet”


noun [C]    /bet/
an agreement to risk money on the unknown result of an event: He placed a bet on the race. A bet is also a guess or opinion: My bet is that the senator will decide not to run again. A bet is also a chance or opportunity: Putting your savings in a high-interest account is a good bet/your best bet.
(Definition of bet noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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