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odds-on

Syllabification: odds-on

Definition of odds-on in English:

adjective

(Especially of a horse) rated as most likely to win: the odds-on favorite
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  • Well, Germany is the odds-on favorite to win tomorrow's World Cup Quarter Final in Seoul, but an ambitious American team feels it has nothing to lose.
  • Mutharika is seen as the odds-on favourite to win the presidency, mainly because the opposition has been unable to unite behind a single candidate.
  • They came to Portlaoise as odds-on favourites to win and had to produce the goods.

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