Definition of betting noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbetɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbetɪŋ//
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  • the act of risking money, etc. on the unknown result of an event illegal betting see also spread betting
  • Idioms
    what’s the betting…?, the betting is that…
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    (informal) it seems likely that… What's the betting that he gets his own way? The betting is that he'll get his own way.
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: betting