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odds-on

[ odz-on, -awn ]
/ ˈɒdzˈɒn, -ˈɔn /
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adjective
being the one more or most likely to win, succeed, attain, or achieve something: the odds-on favorite.
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Origin of odds-on

First recorded in 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for odds-on

odds-on

adjective
(of a chance, horse, etc) rated at even money or less to win
regarded as more or most likely to win, succeed, happen, etc
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