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adverb accidentally pronunciation in British 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 rather than deliberate intention
    The program prevents files from being accidentally erased.


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