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Noun: fortune  for-chun or 'for,tyoon
  1. An unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
    "bad fortune caused his downfall";
    - luck, chance, hazard
     
  2. A large amount of wealth or prosperity
     
  3. An unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that leads to a favourable outcome
    "it was as if fortune guided his hand";
    - luck
     
  4. Your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
    "whatever my fortune may be";
    - destiny, fate, luck, lot, circumstances, portion

Derived forms: fortunes

Type of: condition, hoarded wealth, phenomenon, treasure

Encyclopedia: Fortune, Newfoundland