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luck meaning and definition

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LUCK noun

Definition of luck (noun)

  1. 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"
    • synonyms: circumstances, destiny, fate, fortune, lot, portion
  2. 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"
    • synonyms: chance, fortune, hazard
  3. 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"
    • synonyms: fortune
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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