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accident

US [ˈæksɪdənt]
UK [ˈæksɪd(ə)nt]
  • n.意外;(交通)事故;意外遭遇;不测事件
  • Web意外事件;意外事故;偶然
Plural Form:accidents  
accident
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n.
1.
[c]
(交通)事故;意外遭遇;不测事件an unpleasant event, especially in a vehicle, that happens unexpectedly and causes injury or damage
a car/road/traffic accident
车祸;公路事故;交通事故
He was killed in an accident .
他死于车祸。
One in seven accidents is caused by sleepy drivers.
每七次交通事故就有一次是驾车者困倦造成的。
The accident happened at 3 p.m.
事故发生于下午 3 点钟。
to have an accident
出事故
a serious/minor accident
严重╱轻微事故
a fatal accident(= in which sb is killed)
死亡事故
accidents in the home
家中发生的意外事件
a climbing/riding accident
登山╱骑马意外
Take out accident insurance before you go on your trip.
你去旅行前要办理好意外保险。
I didn't mean to break it─ it was an accident .
我不是故意打碎它的 — 这是个意外。
2.
[c][u]
意外;偶然的事something that happens unexpectedly and is not planned in advance
Their early arrival was just an accident.
他们早到仅仅是偶然而已。
It is no accident that men fill most of the top jobs in nursing.
男人担任护理中大多数最重要的工作绝非偶然。
an accident of birth/fate/history(= describing facts and events that are due to chance or circumstances)
出生╱命运╱历史的偶然性

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