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fortune

noun (CHANCE)    /ˈfɔː.tʃuːn/ US  /ˈfɔːr-/
B2 [C or U] chance and the way it affects your life: He had the (good) fortune to train with some of the world's top athletes. The family's fortunes changed overnight.Chance and randomness tell sb's fortune to discover what will happen to someone in the future, for example by looking at the lines on their hands or using a special set of cardsPredicting things and intuition
(Definition of fortune noun (CHANCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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