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Noun
The relative likelihood of an event happening
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“But surely the chances of a similar event like this happening again are astronomical.”
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That to which any person or thing is destined
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Used to indicate whether a likely outcome is good or bad
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Plural for an opportunity to do or achieve something
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“You only get one shot. Do not miss your chance to shine.”
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Plural for the occurrence of events in the absence of any obvious intention or cause
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“Such events occur simply by chance and models up to this point have failed to establish any identifiable patterns.”
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Plural for a risky undertaking
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“They decided that exploration of the valley for hidden gold was a chance worth taking.”
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Plural for a future event or circumstance which is possible but cannot be predicted with certainty
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Plural for a favorable circumstance or occasion
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Plural for an attempt to do something
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Plural for unpredictability
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Plural for the point in time or space at which something begins
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Plural for the quality of seeming reasonable or probable
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Plural for the random production of favorable or unfavorable results
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Plural for an attitude adopted in law or as a matter of policy towards an action or proposal in the absence of acceptable reasons to the contrary
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Plural for a course of action that is resorted to
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Plural for an advantage over one's peers or competitors
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Plural for a price or cost, as in up the ante
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Plural for a special right or advantage, granted or available only to a particular person or group
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Plural for an act of listening to evidence in a court of law or before an official, especially a trial before a judge without a jury
Verb
To take a chance on
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“Should we bring an umbrella, or chance a rainstorm?”
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To take place or do something by accident or without intending to
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“I would chance to meet a man who proved to be a most unusual character.”
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Risk a sum of money or valued item against someone else's on the basis of the outcome of an unpredictable event such as a race or game
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To discover something either by chance or intention
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To predestine
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To come about by chance
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Try to figure out through estimation or hypothesis
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