fortunately fortunately  /ˈfɔr tʃə nət li/


  • (adv) by good fortune



  1. It may be harder than ever to get into the Ivy League, but fortunately it's easier than ever to find outstanding alternatives.
  2. Eight years back, five gunmen burst into her house, searching for her and her young son; fortunately, neither were home.
  3. I was, fortunately, and with good reason.


  1. Get it Growing: Try some hot-weather herbs

    Fortunately, a number of herbs tolerate, or even prefer, the torrid weather of a Louisiana summer. Some of them even make great substitutes for some of the less heat-tolerant herbs.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Southwest Daily News

  2. 5 Best Real Estate Apps

    NEW YORK TheStreet-- When looking for a home, it turns out a real find is subject to interpretation. Fortunately, with all the real estate photos available online these days, it's pretty easy to rule out homes before you visit. Some realtors are even using drones to give you a better glimpse of that beachfront home. That isn't creepy at all. With mobile real estate apps, you can look for a home ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source:

  3. Special education

    Future looks bright Fortunately, no one involved with special education in Seattle Public Schools was be surprised at the recent report from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) [“Editorial: Not-so-special education,” Opinion, June 9]. Also fortunately: Since July 20
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Seattle Times


  1. "Fortunately, we've seen Congress immediately start working on the economic recovery package, getting that passed and putting people back to work," Obama said in an ABC News interview. "That's going to be the thing we'll be most focused on."
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Fortunately, the situation was better ...... in San Francisco," Rogge said at an IOC meeting in Beijing. "It was, however, not the joyous party that we had wished it to be."
    on Apr 9, 2008 By: Jacques Rogge Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Fortunately, the IAEA has recently tried to regain its legal role as supporter of the rights of its members while supervising nuclear activities," Ahmadinejad said.
    on Sep 25, 2007 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: Africasia

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affectation affectation
/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /