gamble noun Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "gamble" - Business English Dictionary

See all translations

gamble

noun [C, usually singular]
 
 
/ˈɡæmbl/
an action that involves risk but that could have a good result: Homebuyers who are willing to take a gamble that interest rates will stay low can get a mortgage at less than 3%. The gamble paid off and the President's reputation as a strong leader was enhanced. a big/huge/massive gamble
Translations of “gamble”
in Korean 도박…
in Arabic قُمار…
in Portuguese jogada…
in Japanese 賭け…
in Italian rischio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冒險, 賭博, 無把握的事情…
in Russian рискованное предприятие…
in Turkish kumar, risk, tehlike…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冒险, 赌博, 无把握的事情…
in Polish ryzyko…
(Definition of gamble noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of gamble?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “gamble” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
like

to enjoy or approve of something or someone

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More