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English definition of “lot”

lot

noun (CHANCE)    /lɒt/ US  /lɑːt/
draw lots to make a decision by choosing from a set of objects such as pieces of paper or sticks that are all the same except for one: We drew lots to decide who would go.Gambling and bookmakingTaking risksDecisions and deciding
(Definition of lot noun (CHANCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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