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"gaming" in British English

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gamingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈɡeɪ.mɪŋ/

gaming noun [U] (BETTING)

the ​risking of ​money in ​games of ​chance, ​especially at a casino : gaming ​machines/​tables

gaming noun [U] (COMPUTER GAMES)

the ​activity of ​playing videogames
(Definition of gaming from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gaming" in American English

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gamingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈɡeɪ·mɪŋ/
the ​activity of ​playinggames on ​computers and other ​electronicdevices: Alienware has ​actuallybranched out beyond the ​typical gaming ​market. Gaming is also a ​name for the ​industry in which ​people gamble by ​playingcards and other ​games in casinos .
(Definition of gaming from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"gaming" in Business English

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gamingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈɡeɪmɪŋ/
the ​activity of ​riskingmoney in games of chance, for ​example, ​cards: gaming ​machines/​tables gaming ​industry/​laws/​business Gamblers in the city have ​access to the ​casino any ​time of day or night after it ​applied for a ​24-hour gaming ​licence.
the ​activity of playing computer games (= games in which the ​playercontrolsmoving pictures on a ​screen by ​pressingbuttons): He ​spends most of his ​weekends gaming. The film ​company has ​investedheavily in the ​growing gaming ​business.
(Definition of gaming from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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