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English definition of “bet”

bet

noun [C]     /bet/
C2 an amount of money that you risk on the result of an event or a competition, such as a horse race: He placed/put a bet on the grey horse.Gambling and bookmakingTaking risks informal a guess or opinion: [+ (that)] My bet is (that) their baby will be a girl.Guesses and assumptions
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