Definition of 'chance'
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But we have a good chance of winning anywhere. Times, Sunday Times (2011)People need to be given a fair chance to understand what they are buying. Times, Sunday Times (2009)What were the chances of that happening without a huge helping hand from the production team? The Sun (2014)You may not get a second chance. Behind Closed Doors - advice for families with violence in the home (1988)You may chance upon some information that you can use to your advantage. The Sun (2015)You want to take your chance and opportunity. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Very few people get a chance to do it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Most likely that any chance of a normal life was over. The Sun (2010)So roll the dice again and give yourself the best possible chance of hitting the jackpot. The Sun (2015)It was a bad chance he missed. The Sun (2012)Then he damaged his shoulder so badly that specialists gave him little chance of riding again. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He will improve a lot and deserves to take his chance. The Sun (2014)What sort of risks or chances have you taken in your lifetime? Christianity Today (2000)Who knows what would have happened had the chance been taken? Times, Sunday Times (2015)We conceded only one chance and would have been very unlucky if they had scored. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This was a chance to find out. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But the film came about thanks to a chance encounter. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They have had the chance to do something about a new deal. The Sun (2011)The effects of this are profoundly damaging to the life chances of the next generation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What were the chances of that happening? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Each participant gets a chance to take the helm. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What seems like a chance meeting with a friend from the past will have a lucky outcome for the whole family. The Sun (2009)Of course that victory happened in changeable conditions and there is a good chance of further rain during the race today. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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British English: chance /tʃɑːns/ NOUN
If there is a chance of something happening, it is possible that it will happen.
His chances of winning are slim.
- American English: chance
- Arabic: فُرْصَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: chance
- Chinese: 机会
- Croatian: šansa
- Czech: šance
- Danish: chance
- Dutch: kans
- European Spanish: posibilidad
- Finnish: tilaisuus mahdollisuus
- French: hasard
- German: Wahrscheinlichkeit
- Greek: πιθανότητα
- Italian: possibilità
- Japanese: 見込み
- Korean: 기회
- Norwegian: sjanse
- Polish: szansa
- European Portuguese: oportunidade
- Romanian: șansă
- Russian: возможность
- Latin American Spanish: oportunidad
- Swedish: chans
- Thai: โอกาส
- Turkish: şans
- Ukrainian: шанс
- Vietnamese: cơ hội
British English: chance ADJECTIVE
A chance meeting or event is one that is not planned or expected.
...a chance meeting.
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