how to pronounce fortunate


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fortunate is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of fortunate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… have I feel very fortunate that the …”

meanings of fortunate


  1. Favored by fortune.
  2. Happening by good luck or favorable chance.
  3. Auspicious.

fortunate frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word fortunate occurs in english on average 18.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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