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See also Opportunity
- (UK) IPA: /ˌɒp.əˈtjuː.nɪ.ti/, X-SAMPA: /%Qp.@"tju:.nI.ti/
- (US) enPR: ä'pər-to͞oʹnə-tē, IPA: /ˌɑpɚˈtunəti/, X-SAMPA: /%Ap@`"tun@ti/
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opportunity (plural opportunities)
- A chance for advancement, progress or profit.
- Having a holiday is a great opportunity to relax.
- I wanted to become a professional, but because of my financial situation there were no opportunities.
- 2011 October 23, Becky Ashton, “QPR 1 - 0 Chelsea”, BBC Sport:
- Chelsea also struggled to keep possession as QPR harried and chased at every opportunity, giving their opponents no time on the ball.
- A favorable circumstance or occasion.
Derived terms 
- business opportunity
- the ladder of opportunity
- Land of Opportunity
- equal opportunity
- photo opportunity
- opportunity cost
- when opportunity knocks
Related terms 
chance for advancement, progress or profit
favorable circumstance or occasion
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