Bedeutung von “accident” — Learner’s Dictionary

accident

noun [ C ] us uk /ˈæksɪdənt/
Extra Examples
Thankfully no one was harmed in the accident.He is in part to blame for the accident.She had her leg in plaster for three months after the accident.He should have reported the accident immediately.I was sorry to hear about your brother's accident.

A2 something bad that happens that is not intended and that causes injury or damage:

a car/traffic accident
UK He was involved in a road accident a month ago.
She had an accident in the kitchen.
I didn't mean to spill his drink. It was an accident.
by accident

B1 without being intended:

I deleted the wrong file by accident.

(Definition von “accident” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)