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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
Translations of “lottery”
in Spanish lotería…
in Arabic يانَصيب…
in Korean 로터리, 복권…
in Portuguese loteria…
in French loterie…
in German die Lotterie…
in Catalan loteria…
in Japanese 宝くじ…
in Russian лотерея…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抽彩,抽獎, 運氣,碰運氣的事…
in Italian lotteria…
in Turkish piyango, bir tür şans oyunu, kumar…
in Polish loteria…
(Definition of lottery from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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