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English definition of “chance”

chance

noun [C] (RISK)    /tʃɑːns/ US  /tʃæns/
B2 a possibility that something negative will happen: I'm delivering my work by hand - I'm not taking any chances. There's a chance of injury in almost any sport. → Synonym risk nounDangers and threats
(Definition of chance noun (RISK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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