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Not everyone is as fortunate as we are.
The state provides textbooks for the less fortunate students.
I was fortunate enough to have a very supportive family.
She was extremely fortunate to escape without injury.
These schools are in the fortunate position of being able to choose the best students.
It is very fortunate that the doctor was here today.
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English version of definition of fortunate
the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …
the system of trade unions, or the principles on which trade unions are based
a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …
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American definition of fortunate from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.