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phrasal verb [transitive] mainly literary
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present tense
I/you/we/theychance on
he/she/itchances on
present participlechancing on
past tensechanced on
past participlechanced on

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or chance upon

  1. to find or see someone or something when you did not expect to

    I was browsing in a bookstore when I chanced upon an old friend.

See also main entry: chance

conlang

… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally

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spogs

spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles

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