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fortunate

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Live poor so you can die rich.
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English

Pronunciation

Adjective

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Positive
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  1. Coming by good luck or favorable chance.
  2. Bringing some good thing not foreseen as certain.
  3. Presaging happiness.
  4. Auspicious.
    a fortunate event
    a fortunate concurrence of circumstances
    a fortunate investment
  5. Receiving same unforeseen or unexpected good, or some good which was not dependent on one's own skill or efforts.
  6. Lucky, favored by fortune.

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Italian

Adjective

fortunate pl.

  1. Feminine form of fortunato.

Latin

Etymology

From fortūnātus (fortunate, prosperous)

Adverb

fortūnātē (comparative fortūnātius, superlative fortūnātissimē)
  1. prosperously

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References

  • Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)

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