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Noun
An unfortunate incident that happens unexpectedly and unintentionally, typically resulting in damage or injury
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“Doctors say he is making satisfactory progress after suffering extensive injuries in the accident five weeks ago today.”
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An event that happens by chance or that is without apparent or deliberate cause
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“Through the fortunate accident of having a tedious instructor I had gained a year!”
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A crash involving road or other vehicles
“A teenage driver was killed when his car collided head-on with a heavy goods vehicle in a horrific accident on a major road near York.”
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An occurrence or happening
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A person harmed or killed as a result of an unfortunate event or action
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A forceful collision of two things
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A serious, unexpected, and often dangerous situation requiring immediate action
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The fact of something being lethal
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A happening
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Bad placement
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Danger of loss, harm, or failure
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A fall from a horse or bicycle
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Divine act
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A peculiar aspect of a person's character or behaviour
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