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Portuguese to English translations [PRO] Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting
Portuguese term or phrase:apostar / aposta
I am having trouble trying to work out the true meaning of APOSTAR/APOSTA in this article. I know it is defined in the dictionary as "bet" or "to bet" but that does not seem to be what is meant here in these 2 sentences:
"Melo defendeu uma maior APOSTA na prevenção para preservar o valioso património histórico, artístico e cultural existente em Portugal."
"O ideal seria APOSTAR mais na prevenção, criando condições, com poucos investimentos, para que as obras possam ser preservadas".