off chance


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Related to off chance: defer to, at the outset

off chance

n.
A remote or slight chance: The sun was shining, but I brought an umbrella on the off chance that it might rain.

off chance

n
1. a slight possibility
2. on the off chance with the hope: on the off chance of getting the job.
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Dark Promise, the 6-4 favourite, flattered to deceive on her outside before she faded out of contention, with the well-backed Fontley and last year's winner Off Chance claiming minor honours.
Thieves will not break in to simply look round a vehicle on the off chance, but they will do so when items are left in full view.
Off Chance can provide the white-hot Tim Easterby operation with another winner at Ripon.
Is it possible that on the off chance of us experiencing rainfall again in Bahrain that this and other drainage grids around the country are cleaned before the rains?
On the off chance that somebody might have handed it in I phoned Costa Coffee at the Albert Dock which was the last place my husband and I had visited and I was pleasantly surprised to find that my purse had been found and put in the safe for me to collect, fully intact.
8 : small in degree : slight <There's an off chance I'll win.
In the off chance the laptop or data gets lost, employ encryption software to block access to critical or even all files.