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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Lotteries(0.02420 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Lotteries.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: something that is regarded as a chance event; “the election
was just a lottery to them”
2: players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are
distributed according to the drawing of lots [syn: drawing]
English → English (gcide)
Lottery \Lot"ter*y\, n.; pl. Lotteries. [Lot + -ery, as in
1. A scheme for the distribution of prizes by lot or chance;
esp., a gaming scheme in which one or more tickets bearing
particular numbers draw prizes, and the rest of the
tickets are blanks. Fig.: An affair of chance.
Note: The laws of the United States and of most of the States
make private lotteries illegal, except in certain
circumstances for charitable institutions; however,
many of the states now conduct lotteries tehmselves as
a revenue source.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
2. Allotment; thing allotted. [Obs.] --Shak.