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  1. (countable) An opportunity or possibility.
''We have the
  1. (uncountable) Random occurrence; luck.
Why leave it to when a few simple steps will secure the desired outcome?
  1. (countable) The probability of something happening.
There is a 30% of rain tomorrow.
  • Dutch: kans
  • French: chance
  • German: Wahrscheinlichkeit
  • Italian: possibilití  , opportunití 
  • Spanish: probabilidad
verb (chanc, ing)
  1. To try or risk.
Shall we carry the umbrella, or it?
  1. To discover something by chance.
He chanced upon a kindly stranger who showed him the way.
    Etymology: From cheance < cadentia < cadentem.

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