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verb
  1. 1
    to get something by paying money for it

    American English synonyms or related words for this sense of buy

  2. 2

    buy

    or

    buy off

    informal to give someone something so that they will do something dishonest for you

    American English synonyms or related words for this sense of buy

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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