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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfortunatelyfor‧tu‧nate‧ly /ˈfɔːtʃənətli $ ˈfɔːr-/ ●●○ adverb [sentence adverb]  LUCKYhappening because of good luck syn luckily Fortunately, everything worked out all right in the end.RegisterIn everyday English, people usually say luckily rather than fortunately:Luckily, no one was hurt.
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fortunatelyWe were not, fortunately, asked to watch each other but only to get involved in our own scenario.They were fortunately innocent of the fact that Monet charged them some 60 percent more than he charged his fellow countrymen.Haute couture, fortunately, is simply called couture.About five weeks ago there was a very nasty accident, fortunately nobody was injured, unlike this time.We were late getting to the airport, but fortunately our plane was delayed.The success of Beauty and the Beast was fortunately timed.
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