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unluckyadjective

 us   /ʌnˈlʌk·i/
having or ​bringingbadluck: For the unlucky ​people who get the ​flu, the ​healthdepartmentadvises: Stay ​home!
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"unlucky" in British English

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unluckyadjective [often + to infinitive]

uk   us   /ʌnˈlʌk.i/
B1 not ​lucky: The ​couple were unlucky enough to be in the ​hotel when the ​terroristgroupstruck.

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unluckily
adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.li/
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