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Noun
A risky action undertaken with the hope of success
“The President's risky gamble in calling an election.”
Noun
An act of gambling
“My father-in-law likes a drink and the odd gamble.”
Verb
Take a chance on winning
“The sunny forecast came as spread betting firm Cantor Index offered the chance to gamble on the number of hours of sunshine and inches of rainfall in individual months.”
Verb
Take risky action in the hope of a desired result
“However, the very success of the risky blitzkrieg approach led the Germans to gamble even more heavily on their next major operation - the invasion of Russia.”
Verb
To take a risk, with the potential of a positive outcome
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