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Definition of adventure noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable] an unusual, exciting, or dangerous experience, journey, or series of events her adventures traveling in Africa When you're a kid, life is one big adventure. adventure stories Popper described science as the greatest adventure in the world.
  2. 2[uncountable] excitement and the willingness to take risks, try new ideas, etc. a sense/spirit of adventure I set out across the country looking for adventure.
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