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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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Fortunately it was early, and they went through back streets, so few people saw them, and no one laughed at the queer party.
But when it coiled around you it also coiled around the two trees, you, fortunately slipping between them.
Fortunately, Jake was in such a position that he could dodge it.
The parrot fortunately offered no further interruption to the entertainment, the whole venom of his nature apparently having been cherished up and hurled against the twins in that one impetuous outburst.
Fortunately for the pursued, the light of the moon, while it shed a flood of mild luster upon the little area around the ruin, was not sufficiently strong to penetrate the deep arches of the forest, where the objects still lay in deceptive shadow.
Notwithstanding the unfortunate circumstances of our company, and our dangerous situation, as surrounded with hostile savages, our meeting so fortunately in the wilderness made us reciprocally sensible of the utmost satisfaction.
Her thus turning her back on me was fortunately not, for my just preoccupations, a snub that could check the growth of our mutual esteem.
But fortunately the special point I here seek can be established upon testimony entirely independent of my own.
Fortunately, the policeman is disposed to be reasonable, and so it is not Marija who is flung out of the place.
Smyth, a respectable woman from the settlement in Canada, whither they were fleeing, being fortunately about crossing the lake to return thither, had consented to appear as the aunt of little Harry; and, in order to attach him to her, he had been allowed to remain, the two last days, under her sole charge; and an extra amount of petting, jointed to an indefinite amount of seed-cakes and candy, had cemented a very close attachment on the part of the young gentleman.
Fortunately, we were not far from a very large glacier-table; it was a huge rock balanced on a pedestal of ice high enough to admit of our all creeping under it for GOWKARAK.
Fortunately books were scarce, or the children might sometimes have gone ragged and hungry.