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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money); Fruit that has fallen from the tree.

Usage examples (33)
  • This could be a short-term windfall for SCHS as it frees up school's other funds.
  • Meanwhile, Hydro-Quebec would be reaping even more billions of dollars in windfall gains.
  • -- A long-term windfall tax on bankers 'bonuses (Darling favours a temporary, one-year tax).
  • The lion's share of that windfall is entirely thanks to two franchises: Guitar Hero and Call of Duty. for more
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