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coincidence Saltos de línea: co|in¦ci|dence
Pronunciación: /kəʊˈɪnsɪd(ə)ns/

Definición de coincidence en inglés:


1A remarkable concurrence of events or circumstances without apparent causal connection: it was a coincidence that she was wearing a jersey like Laura’s [mass noun]: they met by coincidence
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • By coincidence I was trailing two unsuspecting girls also apparently going to the show.
  • By coincidence, the factory closed down in 1912, the year the Titanic went down at sea with such a huge loss of life.
  • By coincidence, my friend Nat Gertler was at the same performance last night of The Producers.
accident, chance, serendipity, fate, a twist of fate, destiny, fortuity, fortune, providence, freak, hazard;
a piece of good fortune, (a bit of) luck, (a bit of) good luck, a fluke, a happy chance;
North American happenstance
2 [mass noun] The fact of corresponding in nature or in time of occurrence: the coincidence of interest between the mining companies and certain politicians
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • For most of the time, this coincidence of interest was recognized.
  • There is little coincidence of interest between the consumer and a state-owned utility.
  • This surprising degree of coincidence of territory and national identity has been achieved in two ways.
clash, conflict
correspondence, agreement, accord, concurrence, match, fit, consistency, conformity, harmony, compatibility, dovetailing, correlation, parallelism;
similarity, likeness
3 Physics The presence of ionizing particles or other objects in two or more detectors simultaneously, or of two or more signals simultaneously in a circuit.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • In their estimation, nothing could explain the coincidences except the momentary passing of a gravitational wave.
  • When the beams were in phase, they detected five times as many coincidences as when they were out of phase.
  • One of the most famous anthropic coincidences was discovered by the English physicist Sir Fred Hoyle in 1954.


Early 17th century (in the sense 'occupation of the same space'): from medieval Latin coincidentia, from coincidere 'coincide, agree' (see coincide).

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