What does opportunity mean?

Definitions for opportunity
ˌɒp ərˈtu nɪ ti, -ˈtyu-op·por·tu·ni·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. opportunity, chance(noun)

    a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances

    "the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington"; "now is your chance"

GCIDE

  1. Opportunity(n.)

    Fit or convenient time or situation; a time or place permitting or favorable for the execution of a purpose; a suitable combination of conditions; suitable occasion; chance.

    Etymology: [F. opportunit, L. opportunitas. See Opportune.]

Wiktionary

  1. opportunity(Noun)

    a chance for advancement, progress or profit.

  2. opportunity(Noun)

    a favorable circumstance or occasion

  3. Opportunity(ProperNoun)

    a Mars exploration rover that landed January 24, 2004. See wikipedia entry

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. opportunity

    1. The only Knocker that is welcome. 2. Health and a job.

Editors Contribution

  1. opportunity

    A possibility to create change and progress in order of priority.

    An opportunity presented itself so they listened and did progress and succeed with their collective goal because they knew it was easy, possible and simple.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 16, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'opportunity' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1001

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'opportunity' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1008

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'opportunity' in Nouns Frequency: #244

How to pronounce opportunity?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say opportunity in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of opportunity in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of opportunity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of opportunity in a Sentence

  1. Mary Crass:

    When there is not frequent, reliable, accessible transport, this can affect women and anyone's ability to access opportunity and notably employment in urban areas, which can make a big difference for women in particular, (Women) tend to be more reliant on public transport and on non-motorized means, particularly in low-income or middle-income countries, in emerging economies.

  2. Najat Rochdi:

    Investing in today and reversing the trend is investing in a better security and stability of Europe tomorrow. And tomorrow is really tomorrow, not 2030, it's doable. But it's really a very small window of opportunity. If you ask me the same question next year, the answer will be no.

  3. Paul Regales:

    I sold bags. I also worked in delivery restaurants because several people gave me that opportunity, but with the situation that is happening with the coronavirus, it is no longer the same, if there are no people on the street, how will we work ?

  4. Mike Pompeo:

    This is an historic opportunity.

  5. Spaniard Nadal:

    I lost an opportunity, that's it, i fought until the end. I have to accept it and keep working to try to change the dynamic. That's what's happening today and I have to work hard to change it.

Images & Illustrations of opportunity

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