Meaning of “unfortunately” in the English Dictionary

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"unfortunately" in British English

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uk /ʌnˈfɔː.tʃən.ə us /ʌnˈfɔːr.tʃən.ə

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 else I would have bought it.

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(Definition of “unfortunately” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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