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English definition of “unfortunate”

unfortunate

adjective (UNLUCKY)    /ʌnˈfɔː.tʃən.ət/ US  /-ˈfɔːr-/
B2 unlucky or having bad effects: She has inherited her father's large nose, which is very unfortunate. [+ (that)] It was just unfortunate (that) he phoned exactly as our guests were arriving.Good luck and bad luck
(Definition of unfortunate adjective (UNLUCKY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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