Definition of Opportune

1. Adjective. Suitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose. "An opportune arrival"




Definition of Opportune

1. a. Convenient; ready; hence, seasonable; timely.

2. v. t. To suit.

Definition of Opportune

1. Adjective. Suitable for some particular purpose. ¹

2. Adjective. At a convenient or advantageous time. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Opportune

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Opportune

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Literary usage of Opportune

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1. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1875)
"We saw how on the right of Hill opportune Bend ... and was converted at once into opportune action by the authority of General Bourbaki, now apparently ..."

2. William Lloyd Garrison and His Times: Or, Sketches of the Anti-slavery by Oliver Johnson, John Greenleaf Whittier (1881)
"Mr, Garrison goes to England —His Arrival opportune — British ... He arrived in England at an opportune moment. The anti-slavery struggle in that country ..."

3. William Lloyd Garrison and His Times: Or, Sketches of the Anti-slavery by Oliver Johnson, John Greenleaf Whittier (1881)
"VHL Mr-Garrison goes to England — His Arrival opportune—British ... He arrived in England at an opportune moment, s The anti-slavery struggle in that ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... of two small square touches to liis "Great Mathematical Syntax of Astronomy" seems the most opportune in which to study the field of ancient physics. ..."

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