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British English: /ˈvɛntʃə/
American English: /ˈvɛn(t)ʃər/

Translation of venture in French:


  • 1 (Business, Finance) (undertaking) a publishing/media venture
    une aventure éditoriale/médiatique
    her first venture into marketing
    sa première expérience dans le marketing
  • 2 (gen) (experiment) a scientific venture
    un coup d'essai en matière scientifique
    his first venture into fiction
    son premier essai dans le domaine littéraire

transitive verb

  • 1 (offer)
    hasarder (opinion, remark, suggestion)
    to venture the opinion that …
    hasarder l'opinion selon laquelle …
    might I venture a suggestion?
    puis-je me permettre une suggestion?
    ‘maybe she's right’ he ventured
    ‘il se peut qu'elle ait raison’ se hasarda-t-il de dire
    to venture to do I venture to suggest that …, I would venture that … [formal]
    je me permets de suggérer que … [formal]
  • 2 (gamble)
    risquer (bet, money) (on sur)

intransitive verb

  • 1 (go) to venture into
    s'aventurer dans (place, street, city)
    to venture out (doors)
    s'aventurer dehors
    to venture downstairs/further
    s'aventurer en bas/plus loin
  • 2 (Business) (make foray) to venture into
    se lancer dans (retail market, publishing)


nothing ventured nothing gained


Phrasal verbs

venture forth

Definition of venture in:
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