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wager

noun [C]  us   /ˈweɪ·dʒər/
an agreement to risk money on the unknown result of an event in the hope of winning more money than you have risked, or the amount of money risked; a bet

wager

verb  us   /ˈweɪ·dʒər/
to risk money on the unknown result of an event in the hope of winning more money than you have risked, or the amount of money risked; bet: [T] Over $2 million was wagered. To wager is also to suggest as a likely idea: [+ that clause] I would wager that not one person in ten could tell an expensive wine from a cheaper one.
Translations of “wager”
in Vietnamese sự cá cược…
in Spanish apuesta…
in Thai การพนัน…
in Malaysian pertaruhan…
in French pari…
in German die Wette…
in Chinese (Traditional) 賭注, 打賭…
in Indonesian taruhan…
in Russian ставить на что-либо…
in Turkish bahse para koymak, şans oyunlarına para yatırmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 赌注, 打赌…
in Polish stawiać…
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