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formal giving a result that cannot be guessed, being caused by chance
something that happens unexpectedly, without being planned
a situation in which separate things happen by chance at the same time or in the same way
informal something that happens unexpectedly because of an accident or good luck
to do something by chance at a particular moment
by chance, as the result of an accident
used for saying that something happens by chance
accidentally happening as a result of an activity or process
used about bad things that happen accidentally
literary the fact of finding pleasant or useful things by chance
a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time
to allow someone to do something, or to allow something to happen
an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners
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