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reckon without

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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyreckon without
he/she/itreckons without
present participlereckoning without
past tensereckoned without
past participlereckoned without
  1. reckon without something to not consider or include something in your plans and so not be prepared for it

    I'd reckoned without the heavy traffic on the motorway.

See also main entry: reckon

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any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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