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  1. as it happensadverb

    By coincidence


  1. As It Happens

    As It Happens is a long-running interview show on CBC Radio One in Canada. Its 40th anniversary was celebrated on-air on 18 November 2008. It has been one of the most popular and acclaimed shows on CBC Radio; it is also distributed in the United States by Public Radio International. The bulk of the program consists of one of the co-hosts, currently Carol Off, conducting telephone interviews with newsmakers and other persons of interest. The other co-host, currently Jeff Douglas, introduces the interviews and other segments, such as "For the Record" recordings of speeches or press conferences, and musical interludes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of as it happens in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of as it happens in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  1. Tim Cook:

    You can interface Apple Watch with Siri, just using your voice, you can connect to social media, you can keep track of the daily news as it happens.

  2. Gene Roddenberry:

    A man either lives life as it happens to him, meets it head-on and licks it, or he turns his back on it and starts to wither away.

  3. Jason Goldman:

    On Tuesday, get cozy with your favorite Internet-connected device, so, for those who've cut the cord from cable and network TV: whether you use a smart TV, web browser, mobile device, or tablet, there's a way for you to watch the president's speech as it happens and on-demand.

  4. Maria Saegebarth:

    This is a kind of natural behavior as it happens in nature, too.

  5. Thomas Doherty:

    Those sorts of moments, which are connected both to network television being our main transmission belt when we're all at home basically watching it simultaneously as it happens, that is not the way media works anymore.

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