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English definition of “have an accident”

have an accident

to urinate or excrete (= pass solid waste) when you do not intend to: Even a six-year-old can have an accident at night sometimes.Excrement and its excretionUrine and urinatingBodily fluids and their production
(Definition of have an accident from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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