Definition of fortunate
- made a fortunate investment
- How fortunate we are to get such a nice room!
How fortunate we were to find that restaurant!
We should try to help others who are less fortunate than ourselves.
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: having good luck : enjoying good fortune
: coming or happening because of good luck
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