evens

evens
adjective technical if the odds (=probability that a horse will win a race) of a horse in a race are evens, then it is equally likely that it will win or lose: Black Flag is the evens favourite.

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • evens — ► PLURAL NOUN Brit. ▪ even money …   English terms dictionary

  • Evens — ethnic group group=Evens poptime=20,000 popplace=Russia rels=Shamanism, Russian Orthodoxy langs=Russian, Even related=other Tungusic peoplesThe Evens or Eveny (formerly known as the Lamuts a term meaning ocean people in Even) ( Эвены in Russian)… …   Wikipedia

  • Evens — Les Évens Les Évens Géographie Pays  France Localisation Océan Atlantique Coordonnées …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Évens — Les Évens Les Évens Géographie Pays  France Localisation Océan Atlantique Coordonnées …   Wikipédia en Français

  • evens — [[t]i͟ːv(ə)nz[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT In a race or contest, if you bet on a horse or competitor that is quoted at evens, you will win a sum of money equal to your bet if that horse or competitor wins. [BRIT] He won his first race by six lengths at… …   English dictionary

  • Evens —    Ethnic group. The Evens or Eveny, an indigenous people of the north, were formerly known as Lamuts (Even: “Sea People”). They number fewer than 20,000, and are found mostly in Magadan and Kamchatka. Evens are ethnically and culturally related… …   Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation

  • evens — e|vens [ˈi:vənz] n [U] BrE technical when 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 >evens adj ▪ the evens… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Evens — This distinguished surname, of medieval Welsh origin, is a patronymic form of the Welsh male given name Ifan or Evan, itself coming from Iohannes through the colloquial Iovannes , Latin forms of John. The forename John has enjoyed enormous… …   Surnames reference

  • evens — /ˈivənz/ (say eevuhnz) adverb 1. (of a bet staked) evenly; with even money. –noun 2. (usually construed as singular) → even money. –phrase 3. be evens, to be on a par; be equal …  

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