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[luhk-uh-lee] /ˈlʌk ə li/
by good luck; fortunately:
Luckily we had enough money.
Origin of luckily
1520-30; lucky + -ly Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Word Origin and History for luckily

1520s, from lucky + -ly (2).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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