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lottery

US [ˈlɑtəri]
UK [ˈlɒtəri]
  • n.(用发行彩票为政府、慈善机构等集资的)抽彩给奖法;碰运气的事
  • Web开奖;彩民;乐透
Plural Form:lotteries  
lottery
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n.
1.
[c]
(用发行彩票为政府、慈善机构等集资的)抽彩给奖法a way of raising money for a government, charity, etc. by selling tickets that have different numbers on them that people have chosen. Numbers are then chosen by chance and the people who have those numbers on their tickets win prizes.
the national/state lottery
全国的╱州的彩票抽奖
a lottery ticket
彩票
2.
[sing]
碰运气的事a situation whose success or result is based on luck rather than on effort or careful organization
Some people think that marriage is a lottery.
有些人认为婚姻靠的是运气。

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