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Main Entry: 1ven·ture
Pronunciation: primarystressven-chschwar
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): ven·tured; ven·tur·ing /primarystressvench-(schwa-)rieng/
1 : to expose to risk <ventured a dollar on the lottery>
2 : to face the risks and dangers of <ventured the stormy sea>
3 : to offer at the risk of being criticized <venture an opinion> <venture to disagree>
4 : to go ahead in spite of danger <ventured down the cliff>
- ven·tur·er /primarystressvench-(schwa)-rschwar/ noun

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