happenchance

noun

hap·​pen·​chance ˈha-pən-ˌchan(t)s How to pronounce happenchance (audio)
ˈha-pᵊm-

Examples of happenchance in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of happenchance was in 1847

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“Happenchance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/happenchance. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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