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coincidence

Pronunciation: /kəʊˈɪnsədəns; kəʊˈɪnsɪdəns/

Translation of coincidence in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 c and u (chance happening) casualidad (feminine), coincidencia (feminine) what a coincidence! ¡qué casualidad!, ¡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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