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lottery
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
lottery /'lɔtəri/
  • danh từ
    • cuộc xổ số
    • điều may rủi
Concise Dictionary
lotteries'lɑtərɪ /'lɒt-
noun
+something that is regarded as a chance event
+players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
raffle, sweepstake, drawing, pool, Brit tombola:
I've never known anyone who won anything in the national lottery.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun (plural lotteries)
1 [C] 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 + a lottery ticket
Compare: DRAW, RAFFLE
2 [sing.] (often disapproving) 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.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

national, state

VERB + LOTTERY

have, hold
We're having a lottery to raise money for homeless families.
| win

LOTTERY + VERB

raise sth
The lottery has raised millions of pounds.

LOTTERY + NOUN

ticket | winner | jackpot, prize
a £3 million lottery jackpot
| funds

PREP.

in a/the ~
I won my car in a lottery
| on the ~
A couple have scooped £10 million on the national lottery.


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