accidentally


accidentally
-'den-
adverb por casualidad; por descuido
accidentally adv sin querer
accidentally
tr[æksɪ'dentəlɪ]
adverb
1 (by chance) por casualidad
2 (unintentionally) sin querer
accidentally [.æksə'dɛntəli, -'dɛntli] adv
1) by chance: por casualidad
2) unintentionally: sin querer, involuntariamente
accidentally
adv.
accidentalmente adv.
por accidente adv.
'æksə'dentli, ˌæksɪ'dentəli
adverb
a) (by chance) por casualidad, de manera fortuita
b) (unintentionally) sin querer

he did it accidentally on purpose — (colloq & hum) lo hizo sin queriendo (fam & hum)

[ˌæksɪ'dentǝlɪ]
ADV
1) (=by chance) por casualidad

we met quite accidentally — nos encontramos por pura casualidad

2) (=unintentionally) sin querer, involuntariamente

he was accidentally killed — fue muerto por accidente

the liquids were accidentally mixed — los líquidos se mezclaron por descuido

* * *
['æksə'dentli, ˌæksɪ'dentəli]
adverb
a) (by chance) por casualidad, de manera fortuita
b) (unintentionally) sin querer

he did it accidentally on purpose — (colloq & hum) lo hizo sin queriendo (fam & hum)


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

Mira otros diccionarios:

  • accidentally — (adv.) late 14c., non essentially, also unnaturally, from ACCIDENTAL (Cf. accidental) + LY (Cf. ly) (2). Meaning unintentionally is recorded from 1580s; phrase accidentally on purpose is recorded from 1862 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Accidentally — Ac ci*den tal*ly, adv. In an accidental manner; unexpectedly; by chance; unintentionally; casually; fortuitously; not essentially. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accidentally — [adj] by chance by mistake, fortuitously, haphazardly, unintentionally, unwittingly; concepts 548,552 …   New thesaurus

  • accidentally — ac|ci|den|tal|ly [ ,æksı dentli ] adverb * by chance, as the result of an accident: Police believe the fire was started accidentally. A woman was accidentally killed during the shootout. a. by mistake instead of deliberate intention: The program… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • accidentally — adverb 1 without intending to: I accidentally locked myself out of the house. 2 accidentally on purpose humorous used to say that someone did something deliberately although they pretend they did not: I think John lost his homework accidentally… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • accidentally */ — UK [ˌæksɪˈdent(ə)lɪ] / US adverb 1) by chance, as the result of an accident Police believe the fire was started accidentally. A woman was accidentally killed during the shootout. 2) by mistake rather than deliberate intention The program prevents …   English dictionary

  • accidentally — adverb /ˈæk.sə.dənt.li/ a) In an accidental manner; unexpectedly; by chance; casually; fortuitously. He discovered penicillin largely accidentally. b) Unintentionally. He accidentally exposed …   Wiktionary

  • accidentally — See accidentally, accidently …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • accidentally — adv. Accidentally is used with these verbs: ↑bomb, ↑brush, ↑bump, ↑delete, ↑destroy, ↑discharge, ↑discover, ↑drop, ↑erase, ↑explode, ↑fire, ↑hit, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • accidentally — /æksəˈdɛntli/ (say aksuh dentlee) adverb 1. by chance; unexpectedly. –phrase 2. accidentally on purpose, (humorous) seemingly by accident but with a hidden purpose …   Australian English dictionary

  • accidentally — accidental ► ADJECTIVE 1) happening by accident. 2) incidental; subsidiary. ► NOUN Music ▪ a sign indicating a momentary departure from the key signature by raising or lowering a note. DERIVATIVES accidentally adverb …   English terms dictionary


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