Definition of perfecta in English:

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perfecta

Pronunciation: /pəˈfɛktə/

noun

North American
A bet in which the first two places in a race must be predicted in the correct order. Compare with quinella.
Example sentences
  • Be aware that the vast majority of professional handicappers tend to garner their best returns from the perfecta / exacta and trifecta pools.
  • As well as win, place, or show bets, the dog player can also choose from the daily double, the quiniela, the perfecta, the trifecta, or the superfecta.
  • I remember winning a $10 perfecta at Fairmont Grounds.

Origin

1970s: from Latin American Spanish quiniela perfecta 'perfect quinella'.

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Line breaks: per|fecta

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