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  • 1 chance — [[t]tʃɑ͟ːns, tʃæ̱ns[/t]] ♦ chances, chancing, chanced 1) N VAR: oft N of ing/n, N that If there is a chance of something happening, it is possible that it will happen. Do you think they have a chance of beating Australia?... This partnership has… …

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  • 2 chance — n 1 Chance, accident, fortune, luck, hap, hazard denote something that happens without an apparent or determinable cause or as a result of unpredictable forces. Chance serves often as a general term for the incalculable and fortuitous element in… …

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  • 3 chance — 1 noun 1 POSSIBILITY (C, U) how possible or likely it is that something will happen, especially something that you want: chance/chances of: What are her chances of survival? | there s a chance (that): There s always the chance that something will …

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  • 4 Chance (philosophy) — The word chance in philosophy means a complex of causes that produces an indeterministic process with indeterministic effects, therefore not necessary, not deterministic contingency. The ancient concept of chance as not existences of causes is… …

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  • 5 chance — chance1 W1S1 [tʃa:ns US tʃæns] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(possibility)¦ 2¦(opportunity)¦ 3¦(risk)¦ 4¦(likely to succeed)¦ 5¦(luck)¦ 6 stand/have a chance (of something/of doing something) 7 by any chance 8 any chance of ...? 9 be in with a chance …

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  • 6 Chance (Ancient Greek concept) — Ancient Greek philosophy had two concepts of chance, both causes of effects that happen incidentally, but differentiated in the second book of Aristotle s Physics as follows: * Tyche (or luck ) operates in the mind. * Automaton (or chance )… …

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  • 7 chance — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Vulgar Latin *cadentia fall, from Latin cadent , cadens, present participle of cadere to fall; perhaps akin to Sanskrit śad to fall off Date: 14th century 1. a. something that happens… …

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  • 8 chance event — noun anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause winning the lottery was a happy accident the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck it was due to an accident or fortuity • Syn: ↑accident, ↑stroke, ↑fortuity • …

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  • 9 Chance — (ch[.a]ns), n. [F. chance, OF. cheance, fr. LL. cadentia a allusion to the falling of the dice), fr. L. cadere to fall; akin to Skr. [,c]ad to fall, L. cedere to yield, E. cede. Cf. {Cadence}.] 1. A supposed material or psychical agent or mode of …

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  • 10 Chance comer — Chance Chance (ch[.a]ns), n. [F. chance, OF. cheance, fr. LL. cadentia a allusion to the falling of the dice), fr. L. cadere to fall; akin to Skr. [,c]ad to fall, L. cedere to yield, E. cede. Cf. {Cadence}.] 1. A supposed material or psychical… …

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  • 11 That's So Raven — Format Family Teen sitcom Fantasy Created by Michael Poryes Susan Sherman …

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  • 12 Chance in a Million — UK DVD Sleeve Chance In A Million Chance in a Million Format Comedy …

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  • 13 chance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Fortuity Nouns 1. chance, accident, lot; fate, kismet, karma (See destiny); Lady Luck, [Dame] Fortune; luck, fortune, hap, hazard; contingency, adventure, fortuity; randomness, indetermination,… …

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  • 14 chance — n., adj., & v. n. 1 a a possibility (just a chance we will catch the train). b (often in pl.) probability (the chances are against it). 2 a risk (have to take a chance). 3 a an undesigned occurrence (just a chance that they met). b the absence of …

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  • 15 (a) freak of chance — a freak of fate/fortune/chance/mainly literary phrase something that happens by chance although it was very unlikely to happen Thesaurus: chance events and happening by chancesynonym Main entry: freak …

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  • 16 it (just) so happens that … — it (just) so happens that… idiom by chance • It just so happened they d been invited too. Main entry: ↑happenidiom …

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  • 17 The last chance — Chance Chance (ch[.a]ns), n. [F. chance, OF. cheance, fr. LL. cadentia a allusion to the falling of the dice), fr. L. cadere to fall; akin to Skr. [,c]ad to fall, L. cedere to yield, E. cede. Cf. {Cadence}.] 1. A supposed material or psychical… …

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  • 18 The main chance — Chance Chance (ch[.a]ns), n. [F. chance, OF. cheance, fr. LL. cadentia a allusion to the falling of the dice), fr. L. cadere to fall; akin to Skr. [,c]ad to fall, L. cedere to yield, E. cede. Cf. {Cadence}.] 1. A supposed material or psychical… …

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  • 19 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (film) — Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Theatrical release poster Directed by Phil Lord Christopher Miller …

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  • 20 What Happens in Vegas — Infobox Film name = What Happens in Vegas caption = Theatrical release poster director = Tom Vaughan producer = Michael Aguilar Dean Georgaris writer = Dana Fox starring = Cameron Diaz Ashton Kutcher music = Christophe Beck cinematography =… …

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