Definitions for opportuneˌɒp ərˈtun, -ˈtyun
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word opportune
suitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose
"an opportune place to make camp"; "an opportune arrival"
Suitable for some particular purpose.
This would be an opportune spot for a picnic
At a convenient or advantageous time.
The opportune arrival of the bus cut short the boring conversation
Origin: opportunus, from the phrase: ob portum veniens ("coming towards a port").
Translations for opportune
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- oportúCatalan, Valencian
- opportun, passende, belejligDanish
- ócáideach, tráthúilIrish
- appropriato, opportuno, adatto, giustoItalian
- geschikt, gelegen, passend, gunstigDutch
- adequado, apropriado, oportuno, convenientePortuguese
- adecvat, oportun, potrivitRomanian
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