Significado de “coincidence” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "coincidence" - Diccionario Inglés

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uk /kəʊˈɪn.sɪ.dəns/ us /koʊˈɪn.sɪ.dəns/

coincidence noun (SAME TIME)

B2 [ C ] an occasion when two or more similar things happen at the same time, especially in a way that is unlikely and surprising:

You chose exactly the same wallpaper as us - what a coincidence!
Is it just a coincidence that the wife of the man who ran the competition won first prize?
a series of strange/amazing coincidences

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coincidence noun (CHANCE)

B2 [ U ] chance or luck:

Just by coincidence, I met my old schoolmate again 50 years later.
[ + that ] It was pure/sheer coincidence that I remembered his phone number.
By some strange coincidence, he was passing the house just when it happened.

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(Definition of “coincidence” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "coincidence" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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coincidencenoun [ C/U ]

us /koʊˈɪn·sɪ·dəns, -səˌdens/

an occasion when two or more things happen at the same time, esp. in a way that is unexpected or unlikely, or the unlikely fact of such things happening at the same time:

[ C ] Was our meeting here a coincidence?
[ U ] By coincidence, both teams happen to be coached by men.
adjective [ not gradable ] us /koʊˌɪn·sɪˈden·təl/

Resemblances between their stories are purely coincidental.
adverb [ not gradable ] us /koʊˌɪn·sɪˈden·təl·i/

Mo shut his eyes and swung, the ball and the bat coincidentally arriving at the same place at the same time.

(Definition of “coincidence” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)