accidental
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accidental(
ahk
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sih
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dehn
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tuhl
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not deliberate)
a. accidental
Drowning is a common cause of accidental death for children. Don't let them swim without supervision.El ahogo es una causa común de muerte accidental en los niños. No permita que naden sin supervisión.
2. (by chance)
a. fortuito
She turned an accidental discovery into a business.Convirtió un descubrimiento fortuito en negocio.
b. casual
You don't really believe their meeting was accidental, do you?En realidad, no crees que su encuentro fue casual, ¿verdad?
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (music)
a. el accidente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Be careful playing this piece, because there are accidentals in three of the measures.Ten cuidado al tocar esta pieza, porque hay accidentes en por lo menos tres de los compases.
b. el accidental
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
How many accidentals does the key of E minor have?¿Cuántos accidentales tiene la clave de mi menor?
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accidental
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. accidental, casual
2. (law)
a.
accidental deathmuerte accidental
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accidental [ˌæksɪˈdentl]
adjective
1 (by chance) casual; fortuito
accidental death muerte (f) por accidente
2 (unintentional) imprevisto
I didn't do it deliberately, it was accidental no lo hice adrede, fue sin querer
noun
(Mús) accidente (m)
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accidental
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
accidental(
ahk
-
see
-
dehn
-
tahl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not deliberate)
a. accidental
No fue suicidio, sino muerte accidental.It was not suicide, but an accidental death.
2. (by chance)
a. chance
Luego de nuestro encuentro accidental, decidimos mantenernos en contacto con más frecuencia.After our chance encounter, we decided to keep in touch more often.
3. (not essential)
a. incidental
Esa información es accidental y, por ende, es irrelevante para el caso.That information is incidental and, as such, irrelevant to our case.
4. (transient)
a. temporary
Tuve un cargo accidental en el departamento de ventas por dos semanas.I had a temporary position in the sales department for two weeks.
b. provisional
Voy a tener un trabajo accidental hasta que encuentre algo relacionado con mi profesión.I'm going to work a provisional job until I find something related to my profession.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
5. (music)
a. accidental
La clave de sol mayor solo tiene un accidental en la armadura de clave.The key of G major has only one accidental in its key signature.
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accidental
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (no esencial)
a. incidental, of secondary importance
2. (imprevisto)
a. chance, unforeseen
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accidental
adjective
1 (contingente) accidental; (no deliberado) unintentional; (fortuito) [+encuentro] casual; chance;
2 (fugaz) brief; transient
un empleo accidental a temporary job
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