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Definition of fortuitous adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

fortuitous

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//fɔrˈtuət̮əs//
 
(formal)
 
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happening by chance, especially a lucky chance that brings a good result a fortuitous meeting His success depended on a fortuitous combination of circumstances.
fortuitously
 
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adverb
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