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gamblernoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡæm.blər/  us   /ˈɡæm.blɚ/
someone who often gambles, for example in a game or on a horse race: a self-help group for compulsive gamblers
(Definition of gambler from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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gamblernoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡæm·blər/
a person who risks losing money in the hope of winning a lot more money: Gamblers can seek help from government-financed treatment programs.
A compulsive gambler is someone who cannot stop risking and usually losing their money in the hope of winning a lot more money, esp. by playing cards and other games in casinos.
(Definition of gambler from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gambler”
in Chinese (Simplified) 赌博者, 赌徒…
in Chinese (Traditional) 賭博者, 賭徒…
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