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op·por·tu·ni·ty

opportunity

 
 
pronunciation:
a pr tu nih ti [or] a pr tyu nih ti
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: opportunities
definition 1: a chance that makes something possible or that may bring about some benefit.
Everyone will have an opportunity to speak at the meeting.This job offer is a wonderful opportunity.Taking a cooking class will give you an opportunity to meet new people.
synonyms:
break, chance, opening
similar words:
possibility, prospect
definition 2: auspicious or favorable circumstance.
The post-war era was a time of economic opportunity.
similar words:
advancement, fortune, occasion, possibility, prosperity
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