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adventurenoun [C or U]

uk   /ədˈven.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/
A2 an ​unusual, ​exciting, and ​possiblydangerousactivity, such as a ​trip or ​experience, or the ​excitementproduced by such an ​activity: She had some ​exciting adventures in Egypt. We got ​lost on the Metro - it was quite an adventure. Sam won't come - he's got no sense of adventure (= he does not ​enjoydangerous or ​excitingsituations).

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(Definition of adventure from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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adventurenoun [C/U]

 us   /ədˈven·tʃər, æd-/
an ​unusual, ​exciting, and ​possiblydangerousactivity, ​trip, or ​experience, or the ​excitementproduced by such ​activities: [C] She had some ​exciting adventures in Peru. [U] Henry is ​looking for ​thrills and adventure.
(Definition of adventure from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “adventure”
in Korean 모험…
in Arabic مُغامَرة…
in Malaysian pengembaraan…
in French aventure…
in Russian приключение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冒險,歷險, 奇遇, 刺激…
in Italian avventura…
in Turkish macera…
in Polish przygoda…
in Spanish aventura…
in Vietnamese chuyến phiêu lưu…
in Portuguese aventura…
in Thai การผจญภัย…
in German das Abenteuer…
in Catalan aventura…
in Japanese 冒険…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冒险,历险, 奇遇, 刺激…
in Indonesian petualangan…
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