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- adv. In a fortunate manner.
- adv. It is (or was, etc) fortunate that.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a fortunate manner; luckily; successfully; happily.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a fortunate manner: by good fortune; luckily; happily.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. by good fortune
I think negotiators have to be prepared for those, you know, those polarized feelings of joy and happiness when you succeed, which fortunately is most of the time.
Her choice of words in which to express herself should tell you plenty, which fortunately is now captured on the internet with her full name and town.
But the world, fortunately, is more chaotic than that — though this does mean we have to endure a great deal of inconsistency.
I've wondered about that ever since I became pregnant again .. fortunately, I've had my mom make me a couple of beautiful (yet simple) dresses ..
Mostly we just have to clean up all the food mugs etc before the safety people visit, which fortunately is announced well in advance.
As soon as I saw the picture of the book cover, my mind immediately zoomed back to my childhood (which, fortunately, is a good thing).
Unfortunately, or perhaps fortunately from a libertarian point of view, the government, and our present government in particular, is completely inadequate to implementing such interventions.
But that if fortunately is very difficult indeed, seems like God have considered that in the overall design.
Women have often quipped that they have to be twice as good as men to get anywhere — but that, fortunately, is not difficult.
I write the word fortunately because just such wisdom on the part of Robert McNamara, another defense secretary, during the buildup to Vietnam would have led him to oppose rather than abet what he ruefully admitted decades after the fact was a disastrous waste of life and treasure: 59,000 Americans dead, along with 3.4 million Indochinese, mostly innocent civilians.
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