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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.
Flats in this area cost a fortune.
They must have spent a fortune on flowers alone.
the first step towards fame and fortune
young people who come to the city to seek their fortune
a career that illustrates the changing fortunes of the Labour Party
The new board will work to restore the company’s fortunes.
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.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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