gambit

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gambit /ˈgæmbət/ noun
plural gambits
gambit
/ˈgæmbət/
noun
plural gambits
Learner's definition of GAMBIT
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: a planned series of moves at the beginning of a game of chess
◊ A gambit usually involves losing a piece, such as a pawn, in order to gain an advantage later in the game.
: something done or said in order to gain an advantage or to produce a desired result
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