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adventurer

noun
 
/ədˈven·tʃər·ər/
someone who enjoys and looks for dangerous and exciting experiences: He was a famous adventurer who sailed around the world.
Translations of “adventurer”
in Korean 모험가…
in Arabic مُغامِر…
in Portuguese aventureiro, -a…
in Catalan aventurer, -a…
in Japanese 冒険家…
in Italian avventuriero, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冒險者, 冒險家, 投機分子…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冒险者, 冒险家, 投机分子…
(Definition of adventurer from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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