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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sweepstakes(noun)

    a lottery in which the prize consists of the money paid by the participants

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sweepstakes(noun)

    a winning of all the stakes or prizes; a sweepstake

  2. Sweepstakes

    the whole money or other things staked at a horse race, a given sum being put up for each horse, all of which goes to the winner, or is divided among several, as may be previously agreed

  3. Sweepstakes

    a race for all the sums staked or prizes offered


  1. Sweepstakes

    The United States consumer sales promotion known as a sweepstake has become associated with marketing promotions targeted toward both generating enthusiasm and providing incentive reactions among customers by enticing consumers to submit free entries into drawings of chance that are tied to product or service awareness wherein the featured prizes are given away by sponsoring companies. Prizes can vary in value from less than one dollar to more than one million U.S. dollars and can be in the form of cash, cars, homes, electronics, etc. In Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom a sweepstake is known as a competition. Sweepstakes frequently have eligibility limited by international, national, state, local, or other geographical factors. Sweepstakes are often referred to by marketing promoters as second-chance sweepstakes when utilized in conjunction with the awarding of unclaimed prizes during instant-win promotions.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sweepstakes in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sweepstakes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of sweepstakes in a Sentence

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