betting


betting
UK [ˈbetɪŋ] / US noun [uncountable]
the activity of trying to win money by placing a bet (= guessing the result of a race, game etc)

the betting is/what's the bettingBritish

informal used to say that it is very likely that something will happen


The betting is that the company will continue to expand.

What's the betting she forgets to bring the money for you?


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Betting — • Defined as the backing of an affirmation or forecast by offering to forfeit, in case of an adverse issue, a sum of money or article of value to one who, by accepting, maintains the opposite and backs his opinion by a corresponding stipulation… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • betting — UK US /ˈbetɪŋ/ US  /ˈbeṱ / noun [U] ► the activity of risking money, for example by trying to guess the result of a race or other future event: »He has worked in the betting industry for many years. »an online/internet betting company ● the… …   Financial and business terms

  • Betting — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Betting País …   Wikipedia Español

  • betting — [bɛtiŋ] n. m. ÉTYM. 1840; mot angl., de to bet « parier ». ❖ ♦ Anglicisme. Hippisme. 1 Cote des paris sur un champ de courses. || Cheval à dix contre un en betting. 2 (Angl. betting room « bourse des paris »). Partie du champ de courses où sont… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Betting — (engl.), das Wetten, namentlich bei Wettrennen; b. office, Wettbureau; b. ring, freier Platz auf der Rennbahn für die Wettenden; b. room (spr. rūm), geschlossener Raum für denselben Zweck …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Betting — (engl.), das Wetten, bes. bei Wettrennen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Betting — 49° 07′ 43″ N 6° 49′ 04″ E / 49.1286, 6.8178 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • betting — bet|ting [ˈbetıŋ] n 1.) [U] when people risk money on the results of games, competitions etc or other future events →↑gambling 2.) what s the betting the betting is BrE used to say that something seems very likely to happen or to be true ▪ What s …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • betting — n. 1 gambling by risking money on an unpredictable outcome. 2 the odds offered in this. Phrases and idioms: betting shop Brit. a bookmaker s shop or office. what s the betting? colloq. it is likely or to be expected (what s the betting he ll be… …   Useful english dictionary

  • betting — noun Betting is used before these nouns: ↑man, ↑shop, ↑slip Betting is used after these nouns: ↑Internet, ↑sport …   Collocations dictionary


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