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accidentaladjective

uk   /ˌæk.sɪˈden.təl/ us   /ˌæk.səˈden.t̬əl/
B2 happening by chance: Reports suggest that eleven soldiers were killed by accidental fire from their own side. The site was located after the accidental discovery of bones in a field.

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accidentalnoun [C]

uk   /ˌæk.sɪˈden.təl/ us   /ˌæk.səˈden.t̬əl/
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Translations of “accidental”
in Arabic عَرَضي…
in Korean 우연한…
in Portuguese acidental…
in Catalan fortuït, imprevist…
in Japanese 間違いによる, 不測の, 思いがけない…
in Chinese (Simplified) 偶然的, 意外的…
in Turkish kazara, istemeden olan, meydana gelen…
in Russian случайный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偶然的, 意外的…
in Italian accidentale, casuale…
in Polish przypadkowy…
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