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accident

noun
 
/ˈæk·sə·dənt/
A2 something bad that happens that is not wanted or planned, and that hurts someone or damages something: a car accident She had an accident in the kitchen.
by accident B1 without wanting to or planning to: I deleted the wrong file by accident.
Translations of “accident”
in Korean 사고…
in Arabic حادِث…
in French accident, (par) hasard…
in Turkish kaza…
in Italian incidente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 意外, 不測, 事故…
in Russian несчастный случай…
in Polish wypadek…
in Spanish accidente, casualidad…
in Portuguese acidente…
in German der Unfall, der Zufall…
in Catalan accident…
in Japanese 事故…
in Chinese (Simplified) 意外, 不测, 事故…
(Definition of accident from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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