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evens

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Horses
evense‧vens /ˈiːvΙ™nz/ noun [uncountable] British English technical πŸ”Š πŸ”Š DSHwhen there is an equal chance that an animal or person will win or lose a race, and the money that someone can win by betting on the race is the same as the amount they risk β€”evens adjective πŸ”Š the evens favourite
Examples from the Corpus
evensβ€’ Incidentally the odds on the hunted fox being killed are about evens.β€’ The element R which made recombination possible has an evens chance of emerging attached to a perfect message.β€’ Peter Chapple-Hyam's colt was virtually unopposed in the market, shortening up to 4-6 favourite after opening at evens.β€’ But most everything evens out during the summer drought.β€’ William Hill quote Scudamore at the seemingly generous price of evens to reach 200 again this time.
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