Definitions for opportuneˌɒp ərˈtun, -ˈtyun

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  1. opportune(adj)

    suitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose

    "an opportune place to make camp"; "an opportune arrival"


  1. opportune(Adjective)

    Suitable for some particular purpose.

    This would be an opportune spot for a picnic

  2. opportune(Adjective)

    At a convenient or advantageous time.

    The opportune arrival of the bus cut short the boring conversation

  3. Origin: opportunus, from the phrase: ob portum veniens ("coming towards a port").

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