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a fatal accident on the motorway between Paris and Lyons
He was killed in a car accident.
The accident was caused by ice on the road.
To be honest, my second pregnancy was an accident.
Quite by accident, she came up with a brilliantly simple solution.
Occasionally we would meet by accident in the corridor.
It is no accident that every letter we send is delayed.
This is the British English definition of accident. View American English definition of accident.