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ven cher

  • n  any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
  • n  an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
  • n  a commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit
  • v  proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers
    We ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer
  • v  put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
  • v  put at risk

  • Nothing Ventured Europe is discovering that venture capital can produce high returns for investors and new, high-paying jobs.
  • Moneymen are risking more cash than ever on daring entrepreneurs The most elite club among American financiers is the strong fraternity of some 1,000 people running venture.
  • The American retailer from Arkansas opens a joint venture in the sacred Sikh city of Amritsar, a first step in what it hopes will be a lucrative adventure.
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  • Heath Slocum in ESPN
    Obviously, the ratings will be off the chart,PGA Tour player Heath Slocum said. "It will be interesting to watch -- not only the reaction from him, but from the fans, the media, the players. I would venture to say he might be nervous."
  • Barry Diller in CNNMoney.com
    This new venture will take full advantage of all areas of Ben Silverman's extensive media expertise - as an agent, producer and advertising innovator,Diller said in a press release.
  • Jakaya Kikwete in USA Today
    I don't think I can venture into that territory, either,Kikwete said. "The US is going to get a new president, whoever that one is. For us, the most important thing is, let him be as good friend of Africa as President Bush has been."

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