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venturenoun [C]

 us   /ˈven·tʃər/
an activity or plan of action, often in business, that involves risk or uncertainty: His most recent business venture ended in bankruptcy.

ventureverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈven·tʃər/
to risk going somewhere or doing something that might be dangerous or unpleasant: [I always + adv/prep] He wanted to venture into the mountainous wilderness of the countryside. fml To venture something is to attempt it when you are likely to be wrong or to be criticized: [T] I wouldn’t venture an opinion about that.
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