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raf·fle

raffle

 
pronunciation:
rae fl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a type of lottery in which participants buy tickets, one of which is drawn to determine the prizewinner.
She bought several tickets in the raffle, hoping to win the prize of a new car.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: raffles, raffling, raffled
definition: to offer or award as a prize in a raffle (often fol. by "off").
They raffled off a free trip to Florida.
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