Definitions for peradventureˌpɜr ədˈvɛn tʃər, ˌpɛr-
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per•ad•ven•tureˌpɜr ədˈvɛn tʃər, ˌpɛr-(n.)
chance, doubt, or uncertainty.
(adv.)Archaic. it may be; maybe; possibly; perhaps.
Origin of peradventure:
1250–1300; ME per aventure < OF. See per , adventure
doubt or uncertainty as to whether something is the case
"this proves beyond peradventure that he is innocent"
possibly, perchance, perhaps, maybe, mayhap, peradventure(adverb)
"perhaps she will call tomorrow"; "we may possibly run into them at the concert"; "it may peradventure be thought that there never was such a time"
chance, doubt or uncertainty
Proved beyond peradventure. uE000198033uE001 South.
perchance or maybe; perhaps
Origin: peraventure, from par aventure. Spelling modified as though from Latin.
by chance; perhaps; it may be; if; supposing
chance; hap; hence, doubt; question; as, proved beyond peradventure
Translations for peradventure
- κατά τύχηGreek
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