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by coincidence meaning

  "by coincidence" in a sentence
  • [American idiom]
    by an accidental and strange similarity; by an unplanned pair of similar events or occurrences.
    We just happened to be in the same place at the same time by coincidence.
    By coincidence, the circus was in town when I was there. I'm glad because I love circuses.

  • [American slang]
    by an accidental and strange similarity; by an unplanned pairing of events or occurrences.
      We just happened to be in the same place at the same time by coincidence.
      By coincidence, the circus was in town when I was there. I'm glad because I love circuses.

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  1. Quite by coincidence, Interior killed the casino within three months.
  2. It made me wonder if this was just happening by coincidence,
  3. By coincidence, once I saw the whole thing take place.
  4. Psychologist describe this as " conditioning by coincidence ."
  5. By coincidence, Weber had received a similar guitar on consignment.

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