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luckily

adverb luck·i·ly \ˈlə-kə-lē\

—used to say that something good or lucky has happened

Full Definition of LUCKILY

1
:  in a lucky manner
2
:  fortunately 2 <luckily, we were on time>

Usage Discussion of LUCKILY

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First Known Use of LUCKILY

1530
LUCKILY Defined for Kids

luckily

adverb luck·i·ly \ˈlə-kə-lē\

Definition of LUCKILY for Kids

:  by good luck <Luckily no one was hurt.>

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