Opportunity



[op-er-too-ni-tee, -tyoo-] /ˌɒp ərˈtu nɪ ti, -ˈtyu-/

noun, plural opportunities.
1.
an appropriate or favorable time or occasion:
Their meeting afforded an opportunity to exchange views.
2.
a situation or condition favorable for attainment of a goal.
3.
a good position, chance, or prospect, as for advancement or success.
/ˌɒpəˈtjuːnɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
a favourable, appropriate, or advantageous combination of circumstances
2.
a chance or prospect
n.

late 14c., from Old French opportunite (13c.) and directly from Latin opportunitatem (nominative opportunitas) “fitness, convenience, suitableness, favorable time,” from opportunus (see opportune). Opportunity cost attested from 1911. Expression opportunity knocks but once (at any man’s door) attested from 1898.

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