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English definition of “gambling”

gambling

noun [U]     /ˈɡæm.blɪŋ/
B2 the activity of betting money , for example in a game or on a horse race : Gambling can be an addictive habit . He had to borrow money to pay off his gambling debts .Gambling and bookmakingTaking risks
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