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for·tu·nate

 (fôr′chə-nĭt)
adj.
1. Bringing something good and unforeseen; auspicious.
2. Having unexpected good fortune; lucky.
n.
One who has good fortune, especially a wealthy person.

[Latin fortūnātus, from fortūna, chance; see fortune.]

for′tu·nate·ly adv.
for′tu·nate·ness n.
Synonyms: fortunate, happy, lucky, providential
These adjectives mean attended by luck or good fortune: a fortunate coincidence; a happy outcome; a lucky guess; a providential recovery.

fortunately

(ˈfɔːtʃənɪtlɪ)
adv
1. (sentence modifier) it is fortunate that; luckily
2. in a fortunate manner
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.fortunately - by good fortune; "fortunately the weather was good"
alas, regrettably, unfortunately, unluckily - by bad luck; "unfortunately it rained all day"; "alas, I cannot stay"

fortunately

adverb luckily, happily, as luck would have it, providentially, by good luck, by a happy chance Fortunately the weather was fairly mild.
Translations
لِحُسْن الحَظلـِحُسْنِ الـحَظّ
naštěstí
heldigvis
onneksi
srećom
til allrar hamingju
幸運にも
운좋게
na srečo
lyckligtvis
อย่างโชคดี
Allahtaniyi kineyse ki
may là

fortunately

[ˈfɔːtʃənɪtlɪ] ADVafortunadamente, por suerte

fortunately

[ˈfɔːrʊnətli] advheureusement
Fortunately, it didn't rain → Heureusement, il n'a pas plu.

fortunately

advglücklicherweise, zum Glück; fortunately for me, my friend noticed itzu meinem Glück hat mein Freund es bemerkt

fortunately

[ˈfɔːtʃnɪtlɪ] advfortunatamente

fortune

(ˈfoːtʃən) noun
1. whatever happens by chance or (good or bad) luck. whatever fortune may bring.
2. a large amount of money. That ring must be worth a fortune!
ˈfortunate (-nət) adjective
having good fortune; lucky. It was fortunate that no-one was killed in the accident.
ˈfortunately adverb
ˈfortune-teller noun
someone who tells fortunes.
tell (someone's) fortune
to foretell what will happen to someone in the future. The gypsy told my fortune.

fortunately

لـِحُسْنِ الـحَظّ naštěstí heldigvis glücklicherweise ευτυχώς por suerte onneksi heureusement srećom fortunatamente 幸運にも 운좋게 gelukkig heldigvis na szczęście felizmente к счастью lyckligtvis อย่างโชคดี neyse ki may là 幸运地
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The coal replied: 'I fortunately sprang out of the fire, and if I had not escaped by sheer force, my death would have been certain,--I should have been burnt to ashes.
I am afraid I learn much less, but, fortunately, I have not to pass an examination--except if mamma takes it into her head to examine me.
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They succeeded in getting some distance above the canoes without being discovered, and were crossing the river to post themselves on the side along which the white men were coasting, when they were fortunately descried.
The prospect of it frightened her so thoroughly, that, with a mixture of true girlish perverseness and folly, she resolved on getting out of the house and proceeding directly by the stage to her friends, the Clarkes; and had really got as far as the length of two streets in her journey when she was fortunately missed, pursued, and overtaken.
Fortunately the earthquake had not involved that portion where they had left their mules, but most of the frightened animals had broken loose, and it was some little time before they could all be caught.
Fortunately, as Adrienne then thought, Desiree appeared in the course of the morning, as one who came in consequence of having been present at so much of the scene of the preceding day.
The intimacy between her and Emma must sink; their friendship must change into a calmer sort of goodwill; and, fortunately, what ought to be, and must be, seemed already beginning, and in the most gradual, natural manner.
Our servants, who were fortunately not all gone to bed, perceived the fire as soon as it began, and informed me, who lay nearest the door.
We have certainly done our best; and most fortunately having it in our power to introduce you to very superior society, and, from our connection with Rosings, the frequent means of varying the humble home scene, I think we may flatter ourselves that your Hunsford visit cannot have been entirely irksome.
Fortunately, I managed to draw back unseen, and, taking care to stamp heavily with my sea-boots at the foot of the cabin stairs, I made my second entry.