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bechance

Syllabification: be·chance
Pronunciation: /bəˈCHans
 
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Definition of bechance in English:

verb

archaic
Happen; befall.
Example sentences
  • He had no choice, apparently, but to go sleep in the bushes in his local park, where, happily, he bechanced upon a coat that provided a smidgin of warmth.
  • I must ask of you to take a small body of picked men, and ride forth towards Blois, and see what bechances there.
  • It was only yesterday morning that she had bechanced to see it, not surprisingly following a discussion on that very same subject.

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