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staking

verb
present participle of stake

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2 to risk (something) on the outcome of an uncertain event
  • I'd stake a year's salary that she'll win the general election

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“Staking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/staking. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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