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English definition of “venture”

venture

verb [I usually + adv/prep, T]     /ˈven.tʃər/ US  /-tʃɚ/ formal
C2 to risk going somewhere or doing something that might be dangerous or unpleasant, or to risk saying something that might be criticized: She rarely ventured outside, except when she went to stock up on groceries at the corner shop. As we set off into the forest, we felt as though we were venturing (forth) into the unknown. She tentatively ventured the opinion that the project would be too expensive to complete, but the boss ignored her.Taking risksGambling and bookmaking
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