stake noun (RISK) translate to Mandarin Chinese

Translation of "stake" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [C] (RISK)
the amount of money which you risk on the result of something such as a game or competition
She spent two weeks in Las Vegas playing high-stakes blackjack at the casinos.
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
The team is playing for enormous stakes - the chance to play in the final.
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
Horse racingHorse riding
the popularity, etc. stakes a situation where someone is judged on how much of a particular quality they have
The prime minister is not very high in the popularity stakes (= he is not very popular) at the moment.
Situations and circumstances
raise/up the stakes to increase the prize or reward in a competition or any activity in which you are competing
Gambling and bookmakingTaking risks
to make a situation more urgent or more difficult to ignore
The stowaways are trying to raise the stakes by refusing to eat until they are given money and aid.
Increasing and intensifying
Translations of “stake”
in Vietnamese cọc…
in Spanish poste…
in Thai เสาหลัก…
in Malaysian pancang pagar…
in French pieu…
in German der Pfahl…
in Chinese (Traditional) 風險, 賭注,賭金…
in Indonesian pancang…
in Russian доля (в компании), кол, столб…
in Turkish hisse, pay, kazık…
in Polish udział, słup…
(Definition of stake noun (RISK) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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