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Meaning of “bet” - Learner’s Dictionary

bet

noun [C]     /bet/
an attempt to win money on the result of a game, competition, etc: She won her bet. He put a bet on Barcelona winning on Saturday.Gambling and bookmakingTaking risks
a good bet
something that would be useful, clever, or enjoyable to do: Putting your savings in a high-interest account would be a good bet.Useful or advantageous
your best bet
the best decision or choice: Your best bet in terms of value would be the Regent Hotel.Taking and choosing
Translations of “bet”
in Arabic رِهان…
in Korean 내기, 베팅…
in Malaysian wang taruhan…
in French pari…
in Turkish bahis, iddia…
in Italian scommessa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 賭注, 猜想, 想法…
in Russian пари, ставка…
in Polish zakład…
in Vietnamese tiền cá độ…
in Spanish apuesta…
in Portuguese aposta…
in Thai เงินพนัน…
in German die Wette…
in Catalan aposta, juguesca…
in Japanese 賭け…
in Indonesian uang taruhan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 赌注, 猜想, 想法…
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