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chance


chance

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1 the uncertain course of events
  • Rather than leave everything to chance, let's plan how we're going to spend our time in New York City.
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2 a favorable combination of circumstances, time, and place
  • This is my one chance to succeed.
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3 a measure of how often an event will occur instead of another
  • The chance of being struck by lightning is very low.
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4 a risky undertaking
  • It's a chance, but I think the business will be profitable.
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chance

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1 to take a chance on
  • I don't think we should chance driving in this snowstorm.
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run the risk of

2 to take place
  • There chanced to be a beautiful day when we were touring that part of Scotland.
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come to pass



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