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Meaning of “bookmaker” in the English Dictionary

"bookmaker" in British English

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bookmakernoun [C]

uk   /ˈbʊkˌmeɪ.kər/  us   /-kɚ/ (informal bookie)
a ​person who ​accepts and ​pays out ​amounts of ​moneyrisked on a ​particularresult, ​especially of ​horseracesa/the bookmaker's (plural bookmakers) a ​place where bookmakers ​work: He went down to the bookmaker's/bookie's in Chesterton Road to ​place a ​bet on the ​race.
(Definition of bookmaker from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bookmaker”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指赛马等的)赌注登记人…
in Turkish yarışlarda bahis defterini tutan kişi…
in Russian букмекер…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指賽馬等的)賭注登記人…
in Polish bukmacher/ka…
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