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adventure

[ ad-ven-cher ]
/ 忙d藞v蓻n t蕛蓹r /
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noun
verb (used with object), ad路ven路tured, ad路ven路tur路ing.
verb (used without object), ad路ven路tured, ad路ven路tur路ing.
to take the risk involved.
to venture; hazard.
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Origin of adventure

1200鈥50; Middle English aventure<Anglo-French, Old French <Vulgar Latin *advent奴ra what must happen, feminine (originally neuter plural) of Latin advent奴rus future participle of adven墨re to arrive; ad-ad- replacing a-a-5. See advent, -ure

OTHER WORDS FROM adventure

ad路ven路ture路ful, adjectiveun路ad路ven路tur路ing, adjective
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How to use adventure in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for adventure

adventure
/ (蓹d藞v蓻nt蕛蓹) /

noun
a risky undertaking of unknown outcome
an exciting or unexpected event or course of events
a hazardous financial operation; commercial speculation
obsolete
  1. danger or misadventure
  2. chance
verb

Derived forms of adventure

adventureful, adjective

Word Origin for adventure

C13: aventure (later altered to adventure after the Latin spelling), via Old French ultimately from Latin adven墨re to happen to (someone), arrive
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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