Fortunately - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɔːrtʃənətli|  American pronunciation of the word fortunately
Brit.  |ˈfɔːtʃ(ə)nətli|  British pronunciation of the word fortunately

adverb

- by good fortune(syn: fortuitously, luckily)

fortunately the weather was good

Examples

Fortunately, everything worked out all right in the end.

Fortunately the boat suffered no serious damage in the storm.

...the car ran off the road, but fortunately only hit the guardrail...

Fortunately, the damage is reversible.

Fortunately there was no damage done.

Modern fashions, fortunately, do not demand that women should be laced in.

Fortunately the weather moderated.

Some customs have been fortunately pretermitted.

Fortunately the house was empty when the bomb exploded.

Fortunately, a passerby heard his cries for help.

Fortunately for him, he can swim.

Fortunately my suspicions proved groundless.

Fortunately, no one was seriously hurt.

Violent crimes against the elderly are fortunately very uncommon.

fortunately she had the good sense to run away

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