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stake

noun [C] uk   us   /steɪk/

stake noun [C] (SHARE)

a share or a financial involvement in something such as a business: He holds (= owns) a 40 percent stake in/of the company.have a stake in sth If you have a stake in something, it is important to you because you have a personal interest or involvement in it: Employers have a stake in the training of their staff.
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stake noun [C] (RISK)

the amount of money that you risk on the result of something such as a game or competition: She spent two weeks in Las Vegas playing high-stakes blackjack at the casinos.the stakes [plural] In an activity or competition, the stakes are the reward for the person who wins or succeeds in it: The team is playing for enormous stakes - the chance to play in the final.the Stakes used in the names of horse races in which the prize money is provided by all the owners of the horses that are competing in the racethe beauty, popularity, etc. stakes a situation where someone is judged on how much of a particular quality they have: The prime minister is not very high in the popularity stakes (= he is not very popular) at the moment.raise/up the stakes to increase the prize or reward in a competition or any activity in which you are competing to make a situation more urgent or more difficult to ignore: The stowaways are trying to raise the stakes by refusing to eat until they are given money and aid.
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stake noun [C] (STICK)

a strong stick or metal bar with a pointed end: The stakes are pushed or hammered into the ground and can be used for supporting a plant or forming part of a fence.the stake in the past, a wooden post to which people were tied before being burned to death as a punishment: In medieval Europe, many women were accused of being witches and were burned at the stake.

stake

verb [T] uk   us   /steɪk/

stake verb [T] (RISK)

to risk an amount of money: At the roulette table, he staked $10,000 on number 21.

stake verb [T] (USE STICK)

to hold up and support something by fastening it to stakes: Tomato plants should be staked.
Traducciones de “stake”
in Vietnamese cọc…
en español poste…
in Thai เสาหลัก…
in Malaysian pancang pagar…
en francés pieu…
en alemán der Pfahl…
en chino (tradicionál) 份額, 股本,股份…
in Indonesian pancang…
en ruso доля (в компании), кол, столб…
en turco hisse, pay, kazık…
en chino (simplificado) 份额, 股本,股份…
en polaco udział, słup…
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