how to pronounce gamble


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gamble is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of gamble in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… our money to gamble with and with ahead …”

meanings of gamble


  1. To play risky games, especially casino games, for monetary gain.
  2. To risk (something) for potential gain.
  3. To take a risk, with the potential of a positive outcome.
  4. To interact with equipment at a casino.


  1. A significant risk, undertaken with a potential gain.
  2. A risky venture.
  3. A bet or wager.


  1. A surname​.

gamble frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word gamble occurs in english on average 5.4 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.

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