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fortune

noun
 
 
/ˈfɔːtʃuːn/
MONEY [C] B2 a lot of money: She made a fortune selling her story to the newspapers. Nick's new car must have cost a fortune!Wealthiness and wealthyLarge amounts of moneySmall amounts of money
LUCK [C, U] B2 the good or bad things that happen to you: [usually plural] The family's fortunes changed almost overnight.Good luck and bad luckPredicting things and intuition
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