from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A chance occurrence or event.
  • noun The quality or condition of being fortuitous.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Accident; chance; casualty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Accident; chance; casualty.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable The state of being fortuitous
  • noun countable A fortuitous event; an accident

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause


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