fortune

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Definizione monolingua fortune


fortune


Verb

fortune (third-person singular simple present fortunes, present participle fortuning, simple past and past participle fortuned)


  1. (obsolete, intransitive) To happen, take place. [14th-19th c.]
    • 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Matthew ch. 8:
      Then the heerdmen, fleed and went there ways into the cite, and tolde everythinge, and what had fortuned unto them that were possessed of the devyls.
    • 1885, Sir Richard Burton, “Night 20”, in The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night:
Noun

fortune (plural fortunes)


  1. Destiny or fate.
    She will read your fortune.
    I read about my fortunes in the magazine. Apparently I will have a good love life this week, but I will have a bad week for money.
  2. A prediction or set of predictions about a persons future provided by a fortune teller.
  3. A small slip of paper with wise or vaguely prophetic words printed on it, baked into a fortune cookie.
  4. A chance.
  5. Good luck.
    Fortune favors the brave.
    Landing the managers job was more down to good fortune than skill.
  6. Ones wealth; the amount of money one has; especially, if it is vast.
    Hes amassed a small fortune working in the Middle East.
    My vast fortune was a result of inheritance and stock market nous.
    Her fortune is estimated at 3 million dollars.
  7. A large amount of money
    That car must be worth a fortune! How could you afford it?


Definizione italiano>inglese fortune



Traduzione 'veloce'


fortuna |sorte |destino |dote |allegria |esito |felicità |patrimonio |ricchezza |ventura |

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