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adventurernoun [C]

uk   /ədˈven.tʃə.rər/  us   /-tʃɚ.ɚ/
someone who enjoys and looks for dangerous and exciting experiences: He was something of an adventurer, living most of his life abroad. disapproving a person who takes risks, acts dishonestly, or uses the fact that they are sexually attractive to become rich or powerful: He was portrayed in the press as a gold digger and adventurer.
Translations of “adventurer”
in Korean 모험가…
in Arabic مُغامِر…
in Portuguese aventureiro, -a…
in Catalan aventurer, -a…
in Japanese 冒険家…
in Italian avventuriero, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冒險者, 冒險家, 投機分子…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冒险者, 冒险家, 投机分子…
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