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adjective spontaneous pronunciation in British English /spɒnˈteɪniəs/
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  1. happening in a natural way without being planned or thought about
    spontaneous applause/cheers
    He was suddenly filled with tears of spontaneous emotion.
    1. a.
      used in a positive way about someone who often behaves in a natural and friendly way, without worrying about what they say or do
      Ellie’s one of the most spontaneous, fun-loving people I know.
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    2. b.
      science used about chemical or biological changes or processes that happen suddenly in a natural way
      spontaneous wildfires
      spontaneous contractions of the muscles in the oesophagus

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