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Definition of Lottery


  1. A scheme for the distribution of prizes by lot or chance; esp., a gaming scheme in which one or more tickets bearing particular numbers draw prizes, and the rest of tickets are blanks. Fig. : An affair of chance.
  2. Allotment; thing allotted.

Lottery Quotations

The death penalty is being applied in the United States as a fatal lottery.
Bianca Jagger

Remember that you are an Englishman, and have consequently won first prize in the lottery of life.
Cecil Rhodes

Like the rest of the genetic lottery, beauty is unfair. Everyone falls short of perfection, but some are luckier than others. Real confidence requires self-knowledge, which includes recognizing one's shortcomings as well as one's strengths.
Virginia Postrel

You need a lot of luck to find people with whom you want to spend the rest of your life. Some people manage to find their soul mate. Others don't. I think love is like a lottery.
Kylie Minogue

Adventure upon all the tickets in the lottery, and you lose for certain; and the greater the number of your tickets the nearer your approach to this certainty.
Adam Smith
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Lottery Translations

lottery in Dutch is loterij, verloting
lottery in French is loterie
lottery in German is Verlosung, Lotterie
lottery in Italian is estrazione, lotteria
lottery in Norwegian is lotteri
lottery in Swedish is lotteri
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