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Dictionary definition for: Venture

1. (n) any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome

2. (v) proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers; "We ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer"

3. (n) an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits; "he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it"

4. (v) put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation; "I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again" "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong"

5. (n) a commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit

6. (v) put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"

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