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He liked gambling, but only for small stakes.
With such high stakes, the atmosphere was tense.
The Americans have raised the stakes in a bitter fight over imports.
They took a 40% stake in the company last year.
Coca-Cola has a majority stake in the company.
the Pimlico Stakes
This is the American English definition of stake. View British English definition of stake.
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