English noun: chance event
|1.||chance event (event) anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause|
|Samples||Winning the lottery was a happy accident.|
The pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck.
It was due to an accident or fortuity.
|Synonyms||accident, fortuity, stroke|
|Broader (hypernym)||happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent|
|Narrower (hyponym)||break, coincidence, good luck, hap, happenstance, happy chance, lottery|