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noun     lottery pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
  1. 1
    [countable] a game designed to raise money by selling lottery tickets that people buy hoping that their numbers are chosen by chance in the drawing so that they win a money prize

    She won a million dollars in the lottery.

  2. 2
    [singular] showing disapproval a situation where everything depends on luck or chance

    The standard of care you get in hospital is a bit of a lottery.


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a small electronic device which is taken into shops and links individual customers to advertisements …

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the act or practice of telling the future using random items such as playing cards

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