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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. fortuitous
Encontrarnos en otro país después de tanto tiempo sin vernos fue un hecho fortuito.Running into each other abroad and after so long was a fortuitous event.
b. chance
El científico hizo un descubrimiento fortuito que lo llevó a cambiar el rumbo de su investigación.The scientist made a chance discovery that made him change the course of his research.
c. accidental
El incendio parecía haber sido fortuito hasta que los detectives encontraron más evidencia.The fire seemed to have been accidental until the detectives found further evidence.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. chance
encuentro fortuitochance encounter
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(gen) fortuitous (formal); [+encuentro] accidental; chance;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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