1    accidental, chance, contingent, fortuitous, hit-and-miss or hit-or-miss     (informal)   incidental, irregular, occasional, random, serendipitous, uncertain, unexpected, unforeseen, unintentional, unpremeditated  
2    apathetic, blasé, careless, cursory, indifferent, informal, insouciant, lackadaisical, nonchalant, offhand, perfunctory, relaxed, unconcerned  
3    informal, non-dressy, sporty  
1    arranged, deliberate, expected, fixed, foreseen, intentional, planned, premeditated  
2    committed, concerned, direct, enthusiastic, passionate, serious, systematic  
3    ceremonial, dressy, formal  
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1       adj   If you are casual, you are, or you pretend to be, relaxed and not very concerned about what is happening or what you are doing.  
It's difficult for me to be casual about anything..., He's an easy-going, friendly young man with a casual sort of attitude towards money.     
  casually      adv   ADV with v  
`No need to hurry,' Ben said casually.     
2       adj   A casual event or situation happens by chance or without planning.  
ADJ n  
What you mean as a casual remark could be misinterpreted..., Even a casual observer could hardly have failed to notice the heightening of an already tense atmosphere.     
3       adj   Casual clothes are ones that you normally wear at home or on holiday, and not on formal occasions.  
ADJ n     (Antonym: formal)    I also bought some casual clothes for the weekend.     
  casually      adv   ADV -ed, ADV after v  
They were smartly but casually dressed.     
4       adj   Casual work is done for short periods and not on a permanent or regular basis.  
ADJ n   (=temporary)     (Antonym: permanent)    ...establishments which employ people on a casual basis, such as pubs and restaurants..., It became increasingly expensive to hire casual workers.     

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Consulte también:

casualty, casualties, capsule, cabal

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