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English Dictionary: adventurer by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
adventurer
n
  1. a person who enjoys taking risks [syn: adventurer, venturer]
  2. someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
    Synonym(s): explorer, adventurer
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Adventurer \Ad*ven"tur*er\, n. [Cf. F. aventurier.]
      1. One who adventures; as, the merchant adventurers; one who
            seeks his fortune in new and hazardous or perilous
            enterprises.
  
      2. A social pretender on the lookout for advancement.
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