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windfall

noun
     
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wind‧fall [countable]
1 an amount of money that you get unexpectedly:
his £2 million windfall in the lottery
windfall gain/profit etc (=high profits that you did not expect to make)
2TAC a piece of fruit that has fallen off a tree

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