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English definition of “ill-fated”

ill-fated

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