Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of happening incidentally; that which happens casually; an incidental advantage; an occasional offering.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of happening incidentally; that which happens casually; an incidental advantage; an occasional offering.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That which happens or is done or made incidentally or occasionally; incidental advantage; specifically, an offering, a tithe, or an oblation.

Etymologies

Latin obvention, from obvenire to come before or in the way of, to befall; ob (see ob-) + venire to come: compare French obvention. (Wiktionary)

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