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English definition of “fortune”

fortune

noun [C] (WEALTH)    /ˈfɔː.tʃuːn/ US  /ˈfɔːr-/
B2 a large amount of money, goods, property, etc.: She inherited a fortune from her grandmother. He lost a fortune gambling. You can make a fortune out of junk if you call it 'antiques'. This dress cost a (small) fortune. Any painting by Van Gogh is worth a fortune.Large amounts of moneySmall amounts of money
(Definition of fortune noun (WEALTH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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