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English definition of “betting”

betting

noun [U]     /ˈbet.ɪŋ/ US  /ˈbet̬-/
the habit of risking money on horse races , sports events , etc.: Betting can be as addictive as drinking or smoking .Gambling and bookmakingTaking risks
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