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English definition of “ill-fated”

ill-fated

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌɪlˈfeɪ.tɪd/ us    /-t̬ɪd/
unlucky and unsuccessful, often resulting in death: The ill-fated aircraft later crashed into the hillside.
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