[ US /ˈæksədənt/ ]
[ UK /ˈæksɪdənt/ ]
NOUN
  1. anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause
    the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck
    it was due to an accident or fortuity
    winning the lottery was a happy accident
  2. an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury
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How To Use accident In A Sentence

  • A serious road accident caused traffic chaos yesterday.
  • You're very lucky to be alive after that accident.
  • The most interesting statistic on the list is the large number of accidents where the pilot attempted to land with the gear down with amphibious floats.
  • The lid won't come off accidentally , it's been fastened on.
  • An awesome book - what Robinson is particularly good at is figuring out how Chaplin pieced together out of accident, inspiration and music hall stunt, what turned into complex, archetypal early film narrative.
  • With automobile insurance, for example, an insurance company accepts part of the risk that you will be involved in a car accident. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice
  • Apart from causing public nuisance and inconvenience to the commuters this also leads to road accidents.
  • Years after the accident I still have nightmares about it.
  • Police are still trying to establish the cause of the accident.
  • Fifty per cent of road accidents result in head injuries.
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