fortuitous Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"fortuitous" in British English

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fortuitousadjective

uk   /fɔːˈtjuː.ɪ.təs/  us   /fɔːrˈtuː.ə.t̬əs/ formal
(of something that is to ​youradvantage) not ​planned, ​happening by ​chance: The ​timing of the ​meeting is ​certainly fortuitous. The ​collapse of ​itsrivals was a fortuitous ​opportunity for the ​company.
fortuitously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
fortuitousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of fortuitous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fortuitous" in American English

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fortuitousadjective

 us   /fɔrˈtu·ɪ·t̬əs/
(esp. of something to ​youradvantage) ​happening by ​chance: We made a fortuitous ​escape. The ​discovery of the ​files was fortuitous.
fortuitously
adverb  us   /fɔrˈtu·ɪ·t̬əs·li/
They had fortuitously been out of the ​house when the ​firestarted.
(Definition of fortuitous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fortuitous”
in Chinese (Simplified) (有利的事)偶然发生的,碰巧的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (有利的事)偶然發生的,碰巧的…
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