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- 1 (AmL) (oportunidad) chance no me dio chance de defenderme he didn't give me the chance to defend myself no hay ningún chance de que se salve he has no chance of escaping este caballo tiene pocas chances de ganar this horse doesn't have o stand much chance of winning
- 2(chance m)2.1 (Ven) [familiar/colloquial] (romance) tengo un chance con ella I've got a thing going with her [colloquial/familiar] le salió un chance con una muchacha del pueblo he got involved with one of the village girls [colloquial/familiar] 2.2 (Col) [familiar/colloquial], (lotería) lottery ticket
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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.