Definition of Opportunity

1. Noun. A possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances. "Now is your chance"

Exact synonyms: Chance
Generic synonyms: Possibility, Possibleness
Specialized synonyms: Brass Ring, Day, Clean Slate, Fresh Start, Tabula Rasa, Audience, Hearing, Hunting Ground, Occasion, Opening, Room, Say, Crack, Shot, Street, Throw
Derivative terms: Chance, Opportune



Definition of Opportunity

1. n. Fit or convenient time; a time or place favorable for executing a purpose; a suitable combination of conditions; suitable occasion; chance.

Definition of Opportunity

1. Proper noun. a Mars exploration rover that landed January 24, 2004. See wikipedia entry ¹

2. Noun. a chance for advancement, progress or profit. ¹

3. Noun. a favorable circumstance or occasion ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Opportunity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Opportunity

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opportunely
opportuneness
opportunenesses
opportunism
opportunisms
opportunist
opportunistic
opportunistic infection
opportunistic infections
opportunistic pathogen
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opportunity (current term)
opportunity cost
opportunity engineering
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opposabilities
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opposals
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opposeless
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Literary usage of Opportunity

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1. The Call of the Wild by Jack London (1903)
"... this belief at every opportunity. Sometimes Mercedes sided with her husband, some- rimes with her brother. The result was a beautiful and unending ..."

2. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
""It really is a fine opportunity. The father and mother ask for nothing better, I can see, and the daughter's looks and manners require no allowances, ..."

3. The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale by Oliver Goldsmith (1825)
"But perhaps, Madam, while I thus reprehend others, you'll think it just that I should give them an opportunity to retaliate; and indeed I liave made this ..."

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