Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Russian translation of “lottery”

lottery

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈlɒtəri/
B1 a way of making money by selling numbered tickets to people who then have a chance of winning a prize if their number is chosen
лотерея
the national lotteryGambling and bookmakingTaking risks
(Definition of lottery from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Chance and randomness, but you might be interested in these topics from the Chance and possibility topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “lottery” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

nip

to press something quickly and quite hard between two objects, especially sharp objects such as teeth or nails

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More