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  1. parlay

    • IPA[ˈpɑːleɪ]

    英式

    • v.
      turn an initial stake or winnings from a previous bet into (a greater amount) by gambling;transform into (something greater or more valuable)
    • n.
      a cumulative series of bets in which winnings accruing from each transaction are used as a stake for a further bet.
    • verb: parlay, 3rd person present: parlays, gerund or present participle: parlaying, past tense: parlayed, past participle: parlayed

    • noun: parlay, plural noun: parlays

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. turn an initial stake or winnings from a previous bet into (a greater amount) by gambling parlaying a small bankroll into big winnings
    • transform into (something greater or more valuable) a banker who parlayed a sizeable inheritance into a financial empire an excellent performance is quickly parlayed into lucrative contracts

    名詞

    • 1. a cumulative series of bets in which winnings accruing from each transaction are used as a stake for a further bet.
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    • IPA[ˈpärˌlā]

    美式

    • v.
      turn an initial stake or winnings from a previous bet into (a greater amount) by gambling: it involved parlaying a small bankroll into big winnings
    • n.
      a cumulative series of bets in which winnings accruing from each transaction are used as a ...

    Oxford American Dictionary