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

  

gambling

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noun
BrE BrE//ˈɡæmblɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡæmblɪŋ//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the activity of playing games of chance for money and of betting on horses, etc. heavy gambling debts Wordfinderace, card, cut, deal, gambling, hand, jack, shuffle, suit, trump Wordfinderbet, casino, chip, croupier, gambling, lottery, odds, roulette, stake, streakExtra examples He went to a psychiatrist about his compulsive gambling. If I were a gambling man, I’d put my money on him resigning soon. Internet gambling sites She ran up gambling debts worth a million pounds. The police are trying to stop all illegal gambling. online gambling operations
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