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  Definition of luck
  1. an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another; "bad luck caused his downfall"; "we ran into each other by pure chance"
  2. an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that leads to a favorable outcome; "it was my good luck to be there"; "they say luck is a lady"; "it was as if fortune guided his hand"
  3. your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you); "whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion"
Similar Words: fortune, chance, hazard, destiny, fate, lot, circumstances, portion

 

Hyponyms: bad luck, mischance, mishap, tossup, toss-up, even chance, good luck, fluke, good fortune, providence, misfortune, tough luck, ill luck, failure

 

Derivational Morphology: guess, venture, pretend, hazard, chance

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: fat   Basque: zori  
Bosnian: sreća   Croatian: sreća  
Dutch: geluk   Estonian: õnn  
Finnish: onni   French: chance  
Frisian: lock   German: Glück  
Hebrew: מזל   Hungarian: szerencse  
Interlingua: sorte   Italian: fortuna  
Latin: felix   Polish: szczęście  
Portuguese: Sorte   Romanian: noroc  
Russian: удача   Slovenian: sreča  
Spanish: suerte   Swedish: tur  
 
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