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incidentally

[ in-si-den-tl-ee or, for 1, -dent-lee ]
/ ˌɪn sɪˈdɛn tl i or, for 1, -ˈdɛnt li /
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adverb
apart or aside from the main subject of attention, discussion, etc.; by the way; parenthetically.
in an incidental manner.
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Origin of incidentally

First recorded in 1655–65; incidental + -ly
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British Dictionary definitions for incidentally

incidentally
/ (ˌɪnsɪˈdɛntəlɪ) /

adverb
as a subordinate or chance occurrence
(sentence modifier) by the way
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