odds-on


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odds-on

(ŏdz′ŏn′, -ôn′)
adj. Informal
More likely than others to win; having a good chance of success: "I was the odds-on favorite to become the next president of the Ford Motor Company" (Lee Iacocca).

odds-on

adj
1. (Gambling, except Cards) (of a chance, horse, etc) rated at even money or less to win
2. regarded as more or most likely to win, succeed, happen, etc

odds′-on′



adj.
being the one more or most likely to attain or achieve something: the odds-on favorite.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.odds-on - having a better than even chance of success; "the odds-on favorite"
unequal - poorly balanced or matched in quantity or value or measure

odds-on

adjective likely, expected, anticipated, probable, on the cards He was the odds-on favourite to win the contest.
Translations

odds-on

[ˈɒdzˈɒn]
A. ADJ it's odds-on he won't comelo más probable es que no venga
B. CPD odds-on favourite Ncaballo m favorito, caballo m con puntos de ventaja
he's odds-on favourite for the jobél tiene las mejores posibilidades de ganar el puesto

odds-on

adj the odds-on favourite (Brit) or favorite (US) → der klare Favorit; she’s odds-on favourite (Brit) or favorite (US) for the jobsie hat die größten Aussichten, die Stelle zu bekommen; he has an odds-on chance (of winning)er hat die besten (Gewinn)chancen
adv it’s odds-on that he’ll comees ist so gut wie sicher, dass er kommt

odds-on

[ɒdzˈɒn] adj (fam) → probabile
it's odds-on that ... → è quasi certo che...
odds-on favourite (Horseracing) → gran favorito/a
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