raffle Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “raffle” in the English Dictionary

"raffle" in British English

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rafflenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈræf.l̩/
an ​activity in which ​peoplebuytickets with different ​numbers, some of which are ​laterchosen to ​winprizes, that is ​organized in ​order to make ​money for a good ​socialpurpose: a raffle ticket/​prize I have never ​won anything in a raffle.

raffleverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈræf.l̩/
to ​offer something as a ​prize in a raffle: We are going to raffle off a ​car for the ​hospitalappeal.
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(Definition of raffle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"raffle" in American English

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rafflenoun [C]

 us   /ˈræf·əl/
a ​system of ​sellingnumberedtickets and then giving ​prizes to those ​people whose ​numbers are ​chosen by ​chance
(Definition of raffle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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