chance event

Definitions of chance event
  1. noun
    anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause
    synonyms: accident, fortuity, stroke
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    an accidental happening
    break, good luck, happy chance
    an unexpected piece of good luck
    coincidence, happenstance
    an event that might have been arranged although it was really accidental
    something that is regarded as a chance event
    type of:
    happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent
    an event that happens
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