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fortune

US [ˈfɔrtʃ(ə)n]
UK [ˈfɔː(r)tʃən]
  • n.命运;运气;大笔的钱;巨款
  • v.给…带来幸运;偶然偶见;〈古,诗〉偶然发生
  • Web财富;财星杂志;财富杂志
Plural Form:fortunes  
Fortune
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n.
1.
[u]
(尤指影响人生的)机会,运气chance or luck, especially in the way it affects people's lives
I have had the good fortune to work with some brilliant directors.
我有幸与一些卓越的主管人员共事。
By a stroke of fortune he found work almost immediately.
他运气好,几乎立刻找到了工作。
Fortune smiled on me(= I had good luck) .
我交了好运。
2.
[c]
大笔的钱;巨款a large amount of money
He made a fortune in real estate.
他在房地产上发了财。
She inherited a share of the family fortune.
她继承了家庭的一份财产。
A car like that costs a small fortune .
像这样的轿车要花一大笔钱。
You don't have to spend a fortune to give your family tasty, healthy meals.
让家里人吃味道好又健康的餐食并不需要花许多钱。
She is hoping her US debut will be the first step on the road to fame and fortune .
她希望她在美国的首次演出将是她走上名利双收之路的第一步。
That ring must be worth a fortune .
那只戒指肯定要值好多钱。
3.
[c][usupl][u]
(个人、家庭、国家等的)发展变化的趋势,命运,际遇the good and bad things that happen to a person, family, country, etc.
the changing fortunes of the film industry
电影业的变迁
the fortunes of war
战争的局势
a reversal of fortune(s)
命运的扭转
4.
[c]
(个人的)命运,前途a person's fate or future
She can tell your fortune by looking at the lines on your hand.
她可凭看手纹替你算命。

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