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jackpotnoun [C]

us   /ˈdʒækˌpɑt/
the largest prize offered in a competition, or a prize that is added to until it is won: I dreamt that I won/hit the jackpot.
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jackpotnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdʒækpɒt/ us  
a large amount of money that you win in a game or a lottery: One ticket holder won a jackpot of 4.2 million euros. The weekly jackpot prize averages 2 million dollars.
a big unexpected success, profit, etc.: The new executive chairman would have to meet set targets to earn a shares jackpot.
hit the jackpot
to have a big success or make a lot of money, especially if this is unexpected: As the man with responsibility for the US economy, he had hit the jackpot with strong growth and low inflation.
(Definition of jackpot from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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