punt on sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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punt on sth

phrasal verb with punt uk   us   /pʌnt/ verb

punt on sth (RISK MONEY)

informal to ​riskmoney by ​buying or ​supporting something, in the ​hope of making or ​winning more ​money: Investors are ​punting on a ​bigmove in the ​stockmarket next ​week.

punt on sth (NOT DO)

US informal If you ​punt on something, you ​decide not to do or ​include it: We ​punted on a ​motion that makes no ​sense.
(Definition of punt on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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