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").
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
op-or-tūn′, adj. present at a proper time: timely: convenient.—adv. Opportune′ly.—ns. Opportune′ness; Opportun′ism, practice of regulating principles by favourable opportunities without regard to consistency; Opportun′ist, a politician who waits for events before declaring his opinions: a person without settled principles; Opportun′ity, an opportune or convenient time: a good occasion or chance. [Fr.,—L. opportunus—ob, before, portus, a harbour.]
The numerical value of opportune in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of opportune in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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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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