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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “stake”

stake

noun [C] (RISK)
风险
 
 
/steɪk/
the amount of money which you risk on the result of something such as a game or competition
赌注,赌金
She spent two weeks in Las Vegas playing high-stakes blackjack at the casinos.
她在拉斯韦加斯的赌场里玩了两个星期的高赌注二十一点。
Gambling and bookmakingTaking risks
the stakes [plural] In an activity or competition, the stakes are the reward for the person who wins or succeeds in it
(活动或比赛的)奖金,奖品
The team is playing for enormous stakes - the chance to play in the final.
这支球队正在为大奖——进入决赛——而拼搏。
Prizes, rewards and medals
the Stakes a horse race in which the prize money is provided by all the owners of the horses which are competing in the race
(奖金由全部参赛马主提供的)赛马
Horse racingHorse riding
the popularity, etc. stakes a situation where someone is judged on how much of a particular quality they have
受欢迎度等
The prime minister is not very high in the popularity stakes (= he is not very popular) at the moment.
首相当前的人气并不是很旺。
Situations and circumstances
raise/up the stakes to increase the prize or reward in a competition or any activity in which you are competing
增加奖金;提高奖赏
Gambling and bookmakingTaking risks
to make a situation more urgent or more difficult to ignore
使情况更紧急;使事态扩大
The stowaways are trying to raise the stakes by refusing to eat until they are given money and aid.
偷渡者正试图通过绝食来使事态扩大,直到他们得到钱和援助。
Increasing and intensifying
(Definition of stake noun (RISK) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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