Definition of 'venture'
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The unnamed businessman is understood to want the loan for a new venture. Times, Sunday Times (2016)After that he hardly dared to venture outside of his house. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Managers would be encouraged to push ahead with new ventures and capital spending plans. Times, Sunday Times (2017)His second wife is a partner in the new venture. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He won't have any complaints about her new venture. The Sun (2017)Then he withdrew the app with a view to refreshing it, but school and other business ventures intervened. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But he announced he is shutting down most of his business ventures and will hand over the bulk of their financial reserves to his charitable work. The Sun (2016)This means looking at where venture capital is going, checking out company mergers and acquisitions and looking at the research literature. Computing (2010)He wanted to build a convention centre in a joint venture with the city, but he also wanted his name on the building. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Have you just launched your dream business venture, but don't know what to do next? The Sun (2017)Perhaps her next business venture should be to bring out her own line of suncream. The Sun (2012)You begin the week wrestling with important but tedious issues involving money or joint ventures. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There is a new emphasis on smart commercial and property ventures. Times, Sunday Times (2007)These are likely to go beyond the project joint ventures that are common in the industry. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Firms set up joint ventures for a variety of reasons. Collins Dictionary of Economics (1993)You have to go into a venture expecting to become much better off than you are now. Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)Another of my key projects is a commercial property venture. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Otherwise they would not have dared venture so close to our lines. Man of Honour (2007)Those funds could be used to help launch a less risky venture. Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)Neither has she launched a successful business venture. The Sun (2012)The investment company has insisted that the partnerships were commercial ventures and not tax avoidance schemes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Rio also plans to increase its share of its joint venture projects. Times, Sunday Times (2010)An exciting venture launched in October is bucking the trend. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Executives were amazed when none of the 50 people in the audience ventured to ask a question. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The backers of this exciting new venture in British cinema would do well not to lose the plot. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'venture'
British English: venture NOUN
A venture is a project or activity which is new, exciting, and difficult because it involves the risk of failure.
...his latest writing venture.
British English: venture VERB
If you venture somewhere, you go somewhere that might be dangerous.
People are afraid to venture out after dark.
Definition of venture from the Collins English Dictionary
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