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Definition of fortunately adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    fortunately

     adverb
    adverb
    NAmE//ˈfɔrtʃənətli//
     
     
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  1. 1by good luck synonym lucky
  2. 2 I was late, but fortunately the meeting hadn't started. Fortunately for him, he was very soon offered another job. opposite unfortunately
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