opportunitas

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Etymology[edit]

From opportūnus +‎ -tās.

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Noun[edit]

opportūnitās f (genitive opportūnitātis); third declension

  1. convenience, fitness
  2. opportunity, chance
  3. advantage
    • 44 BCE, Cicero, Laelius De Amicitia 6.22
      Talis igitur inter viros amicitia tantas opportunitates habet quantas vix queo dicere.
      Therefore, among men like those just mentioned, friendship offers advantages almost beyond any power to describe.
  4. importance, significance

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative opportūnitās opportūnitātēs
Genitive opportūnitātis opportūnitātum
Dative opportūnitātī opportūnitātibus
Accusative opportūnitātem opportūnitātēs
Ablative opportūnitāte opportūnitātibus
Vocative opportūnitās opportūnitātēs

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