Definition of totalizator in English:

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totalizator

Pronunciation: /ˈtōdələˌzādər/

noun

A device showing the number and amount of bets staked on a race, to facilitate the division of the total among those backing the winner.
Example sentences
  • Instant Racing is wagering processed through a standard totalizator.
  • Exempt are punters wanting to place a bet online with a bookmaker or a totalisator licensed in South Africa.
  • Julius realised his rejected voting machine could speed up this whole process, so by 1913 he'd changed his voting machine into a totalisator, nicknamed the tote, which counted all the bets.

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Syllabification: to·tal·i·za·tor

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