Opportunity definition

ŏpər-to͝onĭ-tē, -tyo͝o-
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A good chance or occasion, as to advance oneself.
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A favorable or advantageous circumstance or combination of circumstances.
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A combination of circumstances favorable for the purpose; fit time.
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A chance for progress or advancement, as in a career.
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The definition of an opportunity is an favorable situation for a positive outcome.

An example of opportunity is a lunch meeting with a possible employer.

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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.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
opportunity
Plural:
opportunities