opportune

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French opportun, from Latin opportunus.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

opportune (comparative more opportune, superlative most opportune)

  1. Suitable for some particular purpose.
    This would be an opportune spot for a picnic.
  2. At a convenient or advantageous time.
    The opportune arrival of the bus cut short the boring conversation.

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Danish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

opportune

  1. definite of opportun
  2. plural of opportun

French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

opportune

  1. feminine singular of opportun

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

opportune f pl

  1. feminine plural of opportuno

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adverb[edit]

opportūnē (comparative opportūnius, superlative opportūnissimē)

  1. favourably; seasonably; opportunely

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

opportūne

  1. vocative masculine singular of opportūnus

References[edit]

  • opportune”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • opportune”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • opportune in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette