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adverb accidentally pronunciation in American English /ˌæksɪˈdent(ə)li/
  1. 1
    by chance, as the result of an accident

    Police believe the fire was started accidentally.

    A woman was accidentally killed during the shootout.

  2. 2
    by mistake instead of deliberate intention

    The program prevents files from being accidentally erased.

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