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Meaning of “adventurer” in the English Dictionary

"adventurer" in British English

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adventurernoun [C]

uk   /ədˈven.tʃə.rər/  us   /-tʃɚ.ɚ/
someone who ​enjoys and ​looks for ​dangerous and ​excitingexperiences: He was something of an adventurer, ​living most of his ​lifeabroad. disapproving a ​person who ​takesrisks, ​actsdishonestly, or uses the ​fact that they are ​sexuallyattractive to ​becomerich or ​powerful: He was ​portrayed in the ​press as a ​golddigger and adventurer.
(Definition of adventurer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"adventurer" in American English

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adventurernoun [C]

 us   /ədˈven·tʃər·ər/
someone who ​enjoys and ​looks for ​dangerous and ​excitingexperiences: An ​intrepid adventurer, he ​lovesexploring the ​wilderness.
(Definition of adventurer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “adventurer”
in Arabic مُغامِر…
in Korean 모험가…
in Portuguese aventureiro, -a…
in Catalan aventurer, -a…
in Japanese 冒険家…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冒险者, 冒险家, 投机分子…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冒險者, 冒險家, 投機分子…
in Italian avventuriero, -a…
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