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Chance Definition

(noun)

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a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances


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now is your chance

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(verb)

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come upon, as if by accident; meet with


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She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day

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(adjective)

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occurring or appearing or singled out by chance


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a chance occurrence

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(noun)

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the possibility of future success

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(verb)

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take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome

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(noun)

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a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible


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if that phone call is for me, chances are it's my wife

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(noun)

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an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another


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we ran into each other by pure chance

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(noun)

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a risk involving danger


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you take a chance when you let her drive

(verb)

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be the case by chance


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I chanced to meet my old friend in the street