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"gambling" in British English

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gamblingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈɡæm.blɪŋ/
B2 the ​activity of bettingmoney, for ​example in a ​game or on a ​horserace: Gambling can be an ​addictivehabit. He had to ​borrowmoney to ​pay off his gambling ​debts.

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(Definition of gambling from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gambling" in Business English

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gamblingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈɡæmblɪŋ/
the ​activity of ​riskingmoney on the ​result of something, such as a ​game or horse race, hoping to make ​money: He has ​askedlawmakers to ​approve his ​proposal to ​hold a referendum ​legalizing slot-machine gambling.
(Definition of gambling from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gambling”
in Chinese (Simplified) 赌博,打赌…
in Chinese (Traditional) 賭博,打賭…
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