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- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌɒp.əˈtjuː.nɪ.tɪ/, /ˌɒp.əˈt͡ʃuː.nɪ.ti/
- (General American) enPR: ä'pər-to͞oʹnə-tē, IPA(key): /ˌɑpɚˈtunəti/
- Hyphenation: op‧por‧tu‧ni‧ty
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- A chance for advancement, progress or profit.
- The world is full of opportunities and it's up to me to see them and pursue them.
- seize the opportunity
- take an opportunity
- the opportunity came and went
- You'll get a second opportunity if you miss this one.
- 2011 October 23, Becky Ashton, “QPR 1 - 0 Chelsea”, in 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.
- Having a holiday is a great opportunity to relax.
- (nonstandard, Euro-English) opportuneness
- The Court questioned the opportunity of introducing these measures in such an uncertain economic climate.
chance for advancement, progress or profit
favorable circumstance or occasion
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