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fortunate

adjective uk   /ˈfɔː.tʃən.ət/  us   /ˈfɔːr-/ approving
B2 lucky: [+ to infinitive] You're very fortunate to have found such a nice house. He was fortunate in his choice of assistant. [+ that] It was fortunate that they had left in plenty of time.
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in Korean 운 좋은…
in Arabic مَحْظوظ…
in Portuguese afortunado…
in Catalan afortunat…
in Japanese ラッキーな…
in Italian fortunato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幸運的…
in Russian счастливый, удачливый…
in Turkish şanslı, talihli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 幸运的…
in Polish szczęśliwy, ≈ (mieć) szczęście…
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