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noun [countable] American English pronunciation: bet /bet/ 
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  1. an agreement in which you bet money on what will happen, or the amount of money that you bet
    place/put/lay a bet on:

    I placed my bet on red, and won.

    have a bet on someone/something:

    He likes to have a bet on his home team, even though they always lose.

    take a bet (on someone/something):

    Eddie's bookie was happy to take a bet on tonight's football game.

    win/lose a bet:

    He passed his driving test, so I won my bet.


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