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fortune

noun [C/U] (CHANCE)   /ˈfɔr·tʃən/
the set of good or bad events that happen to you and have an effect on your life : [U] He had the good fortune to be awarded a scholarship . If someone tells your fortune, that person tries to discover what will happen to you in the future , for example by looking at the lines on your hands or by using a special set of cards .
(Definition of fortune noun (CHANCE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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