ocasionalmente
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (not frequently)
a. occasionally
Nos juntamos ocasionalmente a tomar un café pero no somos amigos íntimos.We meet occasionally for a coffee, but we're not close friends.
2. (without planning)
a. by chance
Me encontré ocasionalmente con Marisa haciendo cola en el banco.I met Marisa by chance while waiting in line at the bank.
b. accidental (adjective)
La detención del sospechoso en el supermercado no se produjo ocasionalmente sino como resultado de una investigación larga.The suspect's arrest at the supermarket wasn't accidental but rather the result of a long investigation.
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ocasionalmente
adverb
1 (accidentalmente) by chance; accidentally
2 (de vez en cuando) occasionally
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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