aleatory
[ ey-lee-uh-tawr-ee ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
late 17th century: Latin from aleatorius, from aleator "dice player," from alea "die," + -y
Synonyms
    1.
  • consequent
    2.
  • unplanned spontaneous fortuitous
Antonyms
    1.
  • unavailable
    2.
  • deliberate intended planned premeditated
Definition
1. in legal terms, depending on a contingent event
2. of or relating to accidental causes; of luck or chance; unpredictable
Examples
1. A) The aleatory contract hinges on who is named COO at the end of the year. B) We're writing up an aleatory contract dependent on what the fact-finding mission discovers.
2. A) I don't like playing games that feel aleatory like I have no agency in how it plays. B) She didn't want to admit her financial luck thus far had been aleatory, so she just nodded along.
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