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Chance

[n] a risk involving danger; "you take a chance when you let her drive"
[n] a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; "what is the probability of rain?"; "we have a good chance of winning"
[n] an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another; "bad luck caused his downfall"; "we ran into each other by pure chance"
[n] a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances; "the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington"; "now is your chance"
[v] come upon, as if by accident; meet with; "We find this idea in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day"
[v] take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
[v] be the case by chance; "I chanced to meet my old friend in the street"


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