adjective (ending in, or bringing, disaster: an ill-fated expedition.) ulykksalig, skjebnesvanger
adj. \/ˌɪlˈfeɪtɪd\/
1) ulykkelig, ulykksalig, uhellsvanger, forfulgt av ulykker, ulykkesbringende
it seems like you have made an ill-fated scheme
det later til at du har laget en ulykkesbringende plan
2) skjebnesvanger, fatal, dømt til undergang
they started their ill-fated journey last year
de startet sin skjebnesvangre reise i fjor

English-Norwegian dictionary. 2013.


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