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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “lottery”

lottery

noun     /ˈlɒt.ər.i/ US  /ˈlɑː.t̬ɚ-/
[C] a game, often organized by the state or a charity in order to make money, in which tickets with numbers are sold to people who then have a chance of winning a prize if their number is chosen
抽彩,抽奖
Gambling and bookmakingTaking risks
[S] disapproving something that depends only on luck and is not fair
运气,碰运气的事
Education in England is something of a lottery.
在英格兰接受教育有点儿像碰运气。
Chance and randomness
(Definition of lottery noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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