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English definition of “unfortunately”

unfortunately

adverb     /ʌnˈfɔː.tʃən.ət.li/ US  /-ˈfɔːr-/
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 I'd certainly have bought it.Good luck and bad luck
(Definition of unfortunately adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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