how to pronounce chance

/ˈtʃæns/

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chance is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of chance in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… you should take the chance to stock up …”

meanings of chance

verb:

  1. To rob, cheat or swindle someone.
  2. To befall; to happen to.
  3. To try or risk.
  4. To discover something by chance.
  5. To happen by chance, to occur.

noun:

  1. The probability of something happening.
  2. Random occurrence; luck.
  3. An opportunity or possibility.
  4. What befalls or happens to a person; their lot or fate.

adjective:

  1. Happening by chance, casual.

adverb:

  1. Perchance; perhaps.

name:

  1. A male given name from English, an American pet form of Chauncey, in modern usage also associated with the word chance.

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