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English definition of “fortunately”

fortunately

adverb     /ˈfɔː.tʃən.ət.li/ US  /ˈfɔːr-/
B1 happening because of good luck : Fortunately, we got home before it started to rain . → Opposite unfortunatelyGood luck and bad luck
(Definition of fortunately adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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