casualism


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casualism

(ˈkæʒjʊəˌlɪzəm)
n
the doctrine that the existence and occurrence of everything is controlled by chance
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casualism

the doctrine that events are ruled by chance.
See also: Chance
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(104) As a result, longshoremen, including AR, clung to direct action and the "rough justice of casualism." (105)
Casualism and conflict on the docks', British Journal of Industrial Relations, 29, pp.
But the use of "couple of" as in the sense of several is at best casualism. Some think it means two.