Translation of coincidence in Spanish:

coincidence

Pronunciation: /kəʊˈɪnsədəns; kəʊˈɪnsɪdəns/

n

  • 1 c u (chance happening) casualidad (f), coincidencia (f) 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 …
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    • 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.
  • 2 u [formal] 2.1 (occurrence together) coincidencia (f) 2.2 (agreement) coincidencia (f)
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    • 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.

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