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Definition of adventure noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



/ədˈvɛntʃər/ adventure pronunciation American
1 [countable] an unusual, exciting, or dangerous experience, journey, or series of eventsher adventures traveling in AfricaWhen you're a kid, life is one big adventure.adventure storiesPopper described science as the greatest adventure in the world.2 [uncountable] excitement and the willingness to take risks, try new ideas, etc.a sense/spirit of adventureI set out across the country looking for adventure.