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lottery

noun [C]  us   /ˈlɑt̬·ər·i/
a system of selling numbered tickets and giving prizes to those people whose numbers are chosen by chance: Even if she won the lottery, Paige says she’d still keep her job.
Translations of “lottery”
in Arabic يانَصيب…
in Korean 로터리, 복권…
in Malaysian loteri…
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 Vietnamese xổ số…
in Spanish lotería…
in Portuguese loteria…
in Thai สลากกินแบ่ง…
in German die Lotterie…
in Catalan loteria…
in Japanese 宝くじ…
in Indonesian undian…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抽彩,抽奖, 运气,碰运气的事…
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