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lottery

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈlɒtəri/
B1 a way of making money by selling numbered tickets to people who then have a chance of winning a prize if their number is chosen: the national lotteryGambling and bookmakingTaking risks
Translations of “lottery”
in Korean 로터리, 복권…
in Arabic يانَصيب…
in French loterie…
in Turkish piyango, bir tür şans oyunu, kumar…
in Italian lotteria…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抽彩,抽獎, 運氣,碰運氣的事…
in Russian лотерея…
in Polish loteria…
in Spanish lotería…
in Portuguese loteria…
in German die Lotterie…
in Catalan loteria…
in Japanese 宝くじ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抽彩,抽奖, 运气,碰运气的事…
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