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verb [transitive] wager pronunciation in British English /ˈweɪdʒə(r)/
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present tense
present participlewagering
past tensewagered
past participlewagered
  1. to agree to win or lose an amount of money depending on the result of a competition or other event
    Some £36 million has been wagered on tonight’s lottery draw.
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