chance event

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Noun1.chance event - anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent causechance event - 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"
happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - an event that happens
hap - an accidental happening; "he recorded all the little haps and mishaps of his life"
happy chance, break, good luck - an unexpected piece of good luck; "he finally got his big break"
coincidence, happenstance - an event that might have been arranged although it was really accidental
lottery - something that is regarded as a chance event; "the election was just a lottery to them"
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But destined they were, by chance and by combinations of chance events over which Michael had no control and of which he had no more awareness than had Steward himself.
And it was all thanks to a chance event involving her then two-yearold son, Romeo, that she got the brainwave for her all-in-one rucksack invention, the Petite en Suite, which gives children a place to relieve themselves privately when at home or out and about.
But one winter night, a chance event on a frozen lake forever changed the balance of their friendship.
State fails to recognise that Pakistan's dismemberment was not a chance event but it was the culmination of a systematic failure of social, political and economic policies.
The inception of the world-famous Brooks leather saddle came about by a chance event, when, in 1879, the horse that Mr Brooks used for commuting to and from his business died.
There will be a total of 100 Events, including a Kickoff Event, a Main Event, a Second Chance Event, a Wrap-Up event as well as 96 other events with buy-ins ranging from $3 +$0.
A CHANCE event gives you an opportunity to exploit a talent.
The love of Imogine and Bertram, as primary moving force, existed years before the chance event of the shipwreck brings the lovers back together.
A Second Chance event for bargains in furniture, clothes, books and DVDs will take place in Budaiya, the first villa on the left in the compound behind KFC.
I started off wanting to be a video artist and studied in Carmarthen doing fine art, but in a chance event I ended up doing a masters in the London Film School.
A chance event can be any event that was not planned for or expected.
The discovery was made by Marshall Hall, a former friend of the artist Byron Dawson, after a chance event.