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unfortunately

adverb uk   /ʌnˈfɔː.tʃən.ət.li/  us   /-ˈfɔːr-/
A2 used to say that something is sad, disappointing, or has a bad effect: Unfortunately, I didn't have my credit card with me or I'd certainly have bought it.
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in Korean 유감스럽게도…
in Arabic لِسوء الحَظّ…
in Portuguese infelizmente…
in Catalan malauradament…
in Japanese 残念ながら…
in Italian purtroppo, sfortunatamente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不幸地, 倒楣地…
in Russian к сожалению…
in Turkish maalesef, ne yazık ki, korkarım ki…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不幸地, 倒霉地…
in Polish niestety…
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