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adventurenoun [C or U]

uk   /ədˈven.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/
A2 an unusual, exciting, and possibly dangerous activity, such as a trip or experience, or the excitement produced by such an activity: She had some exciting adventures in Egypt. We got lost on the Metro - it was quite an adventure. Sam won't come - he's got no sense of adventure (= he does not enjoy dangerous or exciting situations).
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in Arabic مُغامَرة…
in Korean 모험…
in Malaysian pengembaraan…
in French aventure…
in Turkish macera…
in Italian avventura…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冒險,歷險, 奇遇, 刺激…
in Russian приключение…
in Polish przygoda…
in Vietnamese chuyến phiêu lưu…
in Spanish aventura…
in Portuguese aventura…
in Thai การผจญภัย…
in German das Abenteuer…
in Catalan aventura…
in Japanese 冒険…
in Indonesian petualangan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冒险,历险, 奇遇, 刺激…
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