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American English: /koʊˈɪnsədəns/
British English: /kəʊˈɪnsɪd(ə)ns/

Translation of coincidence in Spanish:


  • 1 countable or uncountable (chance happening) what a coincidence!
    ¡qué coincidencia!
    by coincidence he was there
    dio la casualidad de que estaba allí
    it was pure/no coincidence that …
    fue pura casualidad/no fue casualidad que …
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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