The definition of fortunate is someone or something that is lucky or favorable, or someone who is materially well-off.(adjective)
See fortunate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME fortunat < L fortunatus, pp. of fortunare, to make fortunate < fortuna, fortune
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Origin: Latin fortūnātus
Origin: , from fortūna, chance; see fortune.
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