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English definition of “raffle”

raffle

noun [C]     /ˈræfl/
a competition in which people buy tickets with numbers on them and win a prize if any of their numbers are chosen : raffle tickets Gambling and bookmakingTaking risks
raffle verb [T] to offer something as a prize in a raffleGambling and bookmakingTaking risks
(Definition of raffle noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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