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Jordan had inherited a considerable personal fortune from his uncle.
He had made a fortune from mining.
Henry Ford made his fortune with the Model T.
It was his good fortune to take over the company at exactly the right time.
I had the good fortune to know the manager of the company.
His friends were delighted with his change of fortune.
This is the British English definition of fortune. View American English definition of fortune.
someone who studies the stars and planets using scientific equipment including telescopes
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