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mutuel

Syllabification: mu·tu·el
Pronunciation: /ˈmyo͞oCH(ə)wəl
 
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Definition of mutuel in English:

noun

chiefly US
(In betting) a pari-mutuel.
Example sentences
  • When a horse runs a lifetime best four-furlong number accompanied by a final number below his best, an improvement in the final number is likely in the near future, often at a generous mutuel.
  • He has more than 30 years of experience in the pari-mutuel industry and was director of mutuels at Hialeah Park from 1974 through 2001.
  • The Henderson University graduate has served as mutuel manager and simulcasting operations manager at Hoosier Park, Indiana's first racetrack, and assistant manager of mutuels at Churchill Downs.

Origin

early 20th century: shortening of pari-mutuel.

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