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English definition of “punt”

punt

noun [C] (RISK)    /pʌnt/ informal
take a punt on sth to risk money by buying or supporting something, in the hope of making or winning more money : It might be a good idea to take a punt on a few technology stocks .
(Definition of punt noun (RISK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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