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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots; Something that is regarded as a chance event.

Usage examples (34)
  • The election was just a lottery to them
  • But like Dunleavy, a spot in lottery is waiting for him.
  • It has been said that the lottery is a tax on the mathematically-disinclined.
  • You think the lottery is a shell game you should investigate social security, medicare, medicade. .etc..etc .. for more
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