Coincidence

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Definition

a coincidence: two or more things happening at the same time in an unlikely or surprising way
noun
What a coincidence that we are both on holiday in the same city at the same time!
Bumping into my ex-girlfriend was a total coincidence.

Pronunciation examples
UK: What a coincidence! I am also fluent in fifteen languages.
US: Bumping into my ex-girlfriend was a total coincidence.

Examples

  • "It was an incredible coincidence that the day after our Director of Personnel received your application for employment, she tendered her own resignation, without notice."
  • "It couldn't be a coincidence."
  • "I suppose it's just a coincidence that Delavigne scheduled this press conference only two days after the release of Kalvin Krime's follow-up to last year's super-popular "KK One"?"

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