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Translation of "gamble" - English-Spanish dictionary

gamble

verb   /ˈɡæm·bl/ ( present participle gambling, past tense and past participle gambled)
to try to win money by saying who will win a game, race, or competition jugar, apostar He gambled all of our savings.
gambler noun /ˈɡæm·blər/
someone who gambles jugador, -ora
gambling noun [no plural] /ˈɡæm·blɪŋ/
juego People can become addicted to gambling.
noun [no plural]   /ˈɡæm·bl/
the act of doing something that you hope will have a good result, although you know that this might make something bad happen apuesta Buying this place was a big gamble, but it seems to have paid off.
(Definition of gamble from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

gamble

verb /ˈɡӕmbl/
to risk losing money on the result of a horse-race etc apostar a, jugar dinero a He enjoys gambling on horse-races.
gambler noun
jugador a professional gambler.
gambling noun
juego (also adjective) a gambling den.
take a gamble
to do something risky in the hope that it will succeed tomar un riesgo, arriesgar I thought I’d take a gamble on the horses today.
(Definition of gamble from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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