Definition of ill-fated in English:

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ill-fated

Pronunciation: /ˌɪlˈfeɪtɪd/

adjective

Destined to fail or have bad luck: an ill-fated expedition
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  • And his story of this ill-fated expedition in search of the inland sea is called Bright Planet.
  • Capt Oates was part of the ill-fated Antarctic expedition with Captain Scott in 1910.
  • Ten days later the ill-fated invasion took place at the Bay of Pigs and Tad's byline was on the front page.
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