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gamblernoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡæm.blər/  us   /ˈɡæm.blɚ/
someone who often ​gambles, for ​example in a ​game or on a ​horserace: a ​self-helpgroup 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 ​riskslosingmoney in the ​hope of ​winning a lot more ​money: Gamblers can ​seekhelp from government-financed ​treatmentprograms.
A ​compulsive gambler is someone who cannot ​stop risking and usually ​losingtheirmoney in the ​hope of ​winning a lot more ​money, esp. by ​playingcards 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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