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Itasan



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PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2007 7:52 am    Post subject: bets Reply with quote

This is a dictionary definition of 'BOOKS'.
'a bookmaker's record of bets accepted and money paid out'
I wonder what this 'bets accepted' means here.

Thank you.
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Buddhaheart



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PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2007 6:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A ‘bet’ is “an agreement between 2 persons or groups that the one who is proved wrong about the outcome of an event will give a particular thing or sum of money to the one who is proved right.”
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Itasan



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PostPosted: Sun Jun 10, 2007 12:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you very much, Buddhaheart.
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