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fortuna / fortune
fortuna   -noun feminine
1. (=suerte)   fortune
·la fortuna le ha sido adversa >
literary   fortune has been unkind to him
·tuvo la buena fortuna de heredar la casa
·he had the good fortune to inherit the house
·ha tenido la mala fortuna de ponerse enferma
·she had the misfortune to fall ill
·no tuvo fortuna en el concurso
·he was unlucky in the competition,   he didn't have any luck in the competition
·por fortuna
·luckily,   fortunately
·probar fortuna
·to try one'noun luck
2. (=riqueza)   fortune
·heredó una inmensa fortuna
·she inherited a vast fortune
·este piso cuesta una fortuna
·this flat costs a fortune
3. (Náut)
(=tempestad)   storm
·[correr] fortuna
·to ride out a storm
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