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  1. Rus·sian rou·lette
    IPA[ˈˌrəSHən ro͞oˈlet]
  2. noun

    • 1. the practice of loading a bullet into one chamber of a revolver, spinning the cylinder, and then pulling the trigger while pointing the gun at one's own head.

    • 2. an activity that is potentially very dangerous:

      we can't afford to play Russian Roulette with our existing antibiotics
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: Russian roulette