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1    blow, calamity, casualty, chance, collision, crash, disaster, misadventure, mischance, misfortune, mishap, pile-up     (informal)  
2    chance, fate, fluke, fortuity, fortune, hazard, luck  
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  ( accidents    plural  )
1       n-count   An accident happens when a vehicle hits a person, an object, or another vehicle, causing injury or damage.  
She was involved in a serious car accident last week..., Six passengers were killed in the accident.     
2       n-count   If someone has an accident, something unpleasant happens to them that was not intended, sometimes causing injury or death.  
5,000 people die every year because of accidents in the home..., The police say the killing of the young man was an accident.     
3       n-var   If something happens byaccident, it happens completely by chance.  
usu by N   (=chance)  
She discovered the problem by accident...     

accident and emergency     
The accident and emergency is the room or department in a hospital where people who have severe injuries or sudden illness are taken for emergency treatment. The abbreviation A & E is also used.  
  (BRIT)      n-count   (=A & E, casualty)  
in AM, use emergency room     
accident prone      , accident-prone  
If you describe someone or something as accident prone, you mean that a lot of accidents or other unpleasant things happen to them.      adj  

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accidental, accent, accidentally, accredit

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a body part is a part of a human body, usually one that has been cut or torn from the body in a violent incident (such as an accident, an explosion, etc)
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