fortune : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
  • n  a large amount of wealth or prosperity
  • n  an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that leads to a favorable outcome
    it was as if fortune guided his hand
  • n  your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
    whatever my fortune may be

  • The Family Firm A PTI investigation into the wealth of Indonesia's Suharto and his children uncovers a $15 billion fortune in cash, property, art, jewelry and jets.
  • I've been steamed for years because, when fortune.
  • His fortune was huge, but not as great as his dynastic vision.
News & Articles

  • Fortune Brands Buys WoodCrafters
    Fortune Brands Home and Security Inc. has successfully completed its previously announced acquisition of a privately-owned producer of bathroom vanities and vanity sink tops, WoodCrafters Home Products....
    June 21, 2013 - Zacks via Yahoo! Finance
  • Fortune Brands acquires WoodCrafters for $300 million
    Fortune Brands Home & Security said it has acquired WoodCrafters Home Products, a privately-owned manufacturer of bathroom vanities and vanity sink tops for $300 million.
    June 21, 2013 - Daily Herald
  • Fortune Brands Home & Security Completes Acquisition of WoodCrafters Home Products
    Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. , an industry-leading home and security products company, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of WoodCrafters Home Products, a leading, privately-owned manufacturer of bathroom vanities and vanity sink tops.
    June 20, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  • Noel Gallagher in
    Gallagher, 41, told the Radio Times: "If somebody is dangling this carrot of 'fame and fortune' in front of a check-out girl from Barnsley who can sing like Britney Spears then they're going to go for it, right. But it seems to bring on instant...
  • Yolanda King in Washington Post
    When you see the commitment my parents exhibited ...... it was not for fame or fortune,Yolanda King said. "The best sermons are those that are lived."
  • John Edwards in ABC News
    Referring to a photo of Clinton on the cover of the July 9 issue of Fortune with a headline reading "Business Loves Hillary," Edwards said, "You will never see a picture of me on the front of Fortune magazine saying I'm the candidate that...

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