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sweepstakes

sweep·stakes

sweepstakes

 
pronunciation:
swip steIks
part of speech: noun
inflections: sweepstakes
definition 1: (used with a sing. or pl. verb) a lottery, horse race, or other competition in which money staked by the participants is later awarded to the winner or winners.
definition 2: the prize won in such a lottery, race, or competition.