Meaning of ACCIDENTAL in English

ACCIDENTAL

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

accidental damage (= caused by an accident )

The insurance covers you for accidental damage to your possessions while you are on holiday.

accidental death (= caused by accident, not deliberately )

The jury returned a verdict of accidental death.

accidental death

an accidental hero (= someone who becomes a hero by chance )

He became an accidental hero after discovering the injured child while out walking.

an accidental/chance discovery (= happening by chance )

Some of the tombs were the result of chance discoveries.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

damage

Yet another option is to buy a policy which itself covers accidental damage without the need for buying a separate extension.

Most expensive of all is an all-risks policy which also gives wide cover against accidental damage .

Personal Liability ... Up to £500,000 To cover your legal liability for accidental injury to third parties or accidental damage to their property.

The pipes or cables must require repair or replacement due to accidental damage not due to wear and tear.

All pipes should be bracketed to avoid accidental damage .

The cost of tracing the damage is covered provided there has been accidental damage to the pipes or cables.

We found it was more useful in stopping the debarking of trees or accidental damage to shrubs.

death

On 4 December 1985 the inquest returned a verdict of accidental death .

Many more accidents and accidental deaths occur off the job than at work.

The coroner recorded verdicts of accidental death .

Such reports are routine in the case of accidental death , he said.

A verdict of accidental death was recorded at an inquest last week.

Personally, I'd put my money on accidental death without a second thought.

Extra benefits include cash payments of up to £13,000 for certain permanent injuries and £2,500 left to your estate following accidental death .

injury

Personal Liability ... Up to £500,000 To cover your legal liability for accidental injury to third parties or accidental damage to their property.

In contrast, accidental injuries rose only 6 percent.

On top of all these was the risk of accidental injury or death.

Personal liability £1,000,000 Your legal liability for accidental injury to third parties or damage to their property.

loss

At the extreme, accidental loss of life could result in the charge of manslaughter.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

A system of valves limits accidental releases of the substance.

Are you insured against accidental damage to your property?

Regulations are need to limit accidental releases of these chemicals.

She touched his elbow so timidly that he thought it must have been accidental .

They believe that miscalculations made on the tax forms were purely accidental .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

It is better not to extend what was, after all, an accidental and purely professional relationship.

Lugar, 63, has tried to portray his life in politics as merely accidental .

Seven years later, it lost its second main tourist accommodation when the Lake was burned down in an accidental fire.

Sister Aimee died in 1944, from an accidental overdose of sleeping tablets.

Such reports are routine in the case of accidental death, he said.

The coroner recorded verdicts of accidental death.

The group, which includes about 600 financial planners from around the country, contends the confusion is not accidental .

This standard ensures the unit is waterproof and so prevents an accidental , and potentially fatal, combination of water and electricity.

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