Definition of 'coincidence'
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It must be a happy coincidence. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Also, one ex is bad luck, two is a coincidence. The Sun (2016)The fact that she was an old friend was such an amazing coincidence. The Sun (2008)The coincidence of these two buildings being selected for this architectural prize is significant. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The programme should provide some fireworks but its timing is no coincidence. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was at this point that a curious coincidence occurred. THE HITLER-HESS DECEPTION (2003)Two lonely souls brought together by happy coincidence? The Sun (2012)That he got there at all was the result of either an amazing coincidence or foul play. The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution and RevengeOne new museum in a city is a happy incident and two a coincidence. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Of course the timing is no coincidence. Anti-Ice (1993)It is said that two is a coincidence and three is a trend. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He added that he did not think that this timing was a coincidence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And this is no happy coincidence. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's a coincidence far too elegant to be entirely arbitrary. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He composed using chance, coincidence and idiosyncratic connections. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He's worried it was just a coincidence the first time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And the amazing coincidences didn't end there. The Sun (2012)The enormity of what he was about to do had struck home, surely reinforced by two coincidences. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It said the timing was a coincidence, but those who stayed loyal now want to cash in. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is one of those happy coincidences that it happened to occur at the same time as the global rediscovery of what they call burlesque. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Her career is a thread of happy coincidences and social networking, before that became something people did alone and online. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The timing is no coincidence. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A coincidence too far, we think. Times, Sunday Times (2007)By one of those amazing coincidences, the England rugby union team also won a match the other day. Times, Sunday Times (2007)As I understand it, we have the most amazing series of coincidences to thank for our existence. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'coincidence'
British English: coincidence /kəʊˈɪnsɪdəns/ NOUN
A coincidence happens when two or more things occur at the same time by chance.
We are both, by coincidence, wearing red sweaters.
- American English: coincidence
- Arabic: تَزَامُن
- Brazilian Portuguese: coincidência
- Chinese: 巧合
- Croatian: podudarnost
- Czech: shoda okolností
- Danish: sammentræf
- Dutch: toeval gebeurtenis
- European Spanish: casualidad
- Finnish: yhteensattuma
- French: coïncidence
- German: Zufall
- Greek: σύμπτωση
- Italian: coincidenza
- Japanese: 事が同時に起こること
- Korean: 동시 발생
- Norwegian: sammentreff
- Polish: zbieg okoliczności
- European Portuguese: coincidência
- Romanian: coincidență
- Russian: совпадение
- Spanish: casualidad
- Swedish: tillfällighet
- Thai: ความสอดคล้องต้องกัน
- Turkish: rastlantı
- Ukrainian: збіг
- Vietnamese: trùng hợp ngẫu nhiên
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