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peradventure

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adverb per·ad·ven·ture \ˈpər-əd-ˌven-chər, ˈper-; ˌpər-əd-ˈ, ˌper-\

Definition of peradventure

archaic

  1. :  perhaps, possibly



Origin of peradventure

Middle English par aventure, from Anglo-French, by chance


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with peradventure


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peradventure

noun per·ad·ven·ture

Definition of peradventure

  1. 1 :  doubt <a fact established beyond peradventure>

  2. 2 :  chance 4a <beyond peradventure of doubt>



1627

First Known Use of peradventure

1627


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