fortune

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fortune is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
fortune

Pronunciation[change]

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Noun[change]

Singular
fortune

Plural
fortunes

  1. A very large amount of money.
    A million dollars is a fortune.
    He made a fortune selling cars.
  2. Fortune is chance or luck.
    When we were lost, we had the good fortune to meet a postman.
  3. Fortune is a person's future.
    Jack went off into the world to seek his fortune.
  4. Fortune is often written about as if it was a person.
    Fortune smiled at me, and I won the lottery.

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