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British English: /ˈfɔːtʃ(ə)nət/
American English: /ˈfɔrtʃ(ə)nət/

Translation of fortunate in French:


  • (person, coincidence, event)
    it was fortunate for him that you arrived
    heureusement pour lui que tu es arrivé
    to be fortunate in somebody/something
    avoir de la chance avec quelqu'un/quelque chose
    to be fortunate in doing to be fortunate (enough) to do
    avoir la chance or le bonheur de faire
    he is fortunate in that he doesn't have to work
    il a la chance or le bonheur de ne pas devoir travailler
    how fortunate that…
    quelle chance que…
    (+ subj)
    we should remember those less fortunate than ourselves
    nous devrions garder à l'esprit ceux qui n'ont pas notre chance

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