Meaning of “a blessing in disguise” in the English Dictionary

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"a blessing in disguise" in British English

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a blessing in disguise

something that seems bad or unlucky at first, but results in something good happening later:

Losing that job was a blessing in disguise really.

(Definition of “a blessing in disguise” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)