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ad•ven•ture



Pronunciation: (ad-ven'chur), [key]
n., v., -tured, -tur•ing.


n.
1. an exciting or very unusual experience.
2. participation in exciting undertakings or enterprises: the spirit of adventure.
3. a bold, usually risky undertaking; hazardous action of uncertain outcome.
4. a commercial or financial speculation of any kind; venture.
5. Obs.
a. peril; danger; risk.
b. chance; fortune; luck.

v.t.
1. to risk or hazard.
2. to take the chance of; dare.
3. to venture to say or utter: to adventure an opinion.

v.i.
1. to take the risk involved.
2. to venture; hazard.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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