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fortunate

adjective  us   /ˈfɔr·tʃə·nət/
receiving or bringing a good thing that was uncertain or unexpected: a fortunate choice [+ to infinitive] You’re fortunate to have found such a pleasant house. [+ that clause] It was fortunate that you left in time.
fortunately
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˈfɔr·tʃə·nət·li/
Fortunately we were already home when it started to snow.
Translations of “fortunate”
in Korean 운 좋은…
in Arabic مَحْظوظ…
in Portuguese afortunado…
in Catalan afortunat…
in Japanese ラッキーな…
in Italian fortunato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幸運的…
in Russian счастливый, удачливый…
in Turkish şanslı, talihli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 幸运的…
in Polish szczęśliwy, ≈ (mieć) szczęście…
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