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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishadventitiousad‧ven‧ti‧tious /ˌædvənˈtɪʃəs◂, ˌædven-/ adjective formal  CHANCE/BY CHANCEhappening by chance syn unexpectedadventitiously adverb
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adventitiousBut the more rapidly an organism learns, the more vulnerable it is to adventitious contingencies.There was an adventitious contributing cause.More importantly, the definition of the adventitious population stresses an element of choice in rural residence.
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