adventurous Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “adventurous” in the English Dictionary

"adventurous" in British English

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adventurousadjective

uk   /ədˈven.tʃər.əs/  us   /-tʃɚ-/
B2 willing to ​try new or ​difficult things: I'm ​trying to be more adventurous with my ​cooking. exciting and often ​dangerous: She ​led an adventurous ​life.
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adventurously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of adventurous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"adventurous" in American English

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adventurousadjective

 us   /ədˈven·tʃər·əs/ (also adventuresome,  /ədˈven·tʃər·səm/ )
willing to ​try new, ​unusual, and ​exciting things: I’m ​pretty adventurous in ​cooking (= ​willing to ​try new and ​unusual things).
(Definition of adventurous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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