how to pronounce wager


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wager is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of wager in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… losses on the wager piled up …”

meanings of wager


  1. A contract by which two parties or more agree that a certain sum of money, or other thing, shall be paid or delivered to one of them, on the happening or not happening of an uncertain event.
  2. Agent noun of wage; one who wages.
  3. That on which bets are laid; the subject of a bet.
  4. Something deposited, laid, or hazarded on the event of a contest or an unsettled question; a bet; a stake; a pledge.
  5. An offer to make oath.


  1. To suppose; to dare say.
  2. To bet something; to put it up as collateral.


  1. A surname​.

wager frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word wager occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics wager can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that wager can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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