Bedeutung von “accident” — Learner’s Dictionary

accident

noun [ C ] us uk /ˈæksɪdənt/

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.

Mehr Beispiele

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)