opportunity

  • 1 Opportunity — Mars Rover Opportunity (MER B), künstlerische Darstellung NSSDC ID 2003 032A Missionsziel Mars, Meridiani Planum Auftraggeber NASA …

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  • 2 opportunity — op‧por‧tu‧ni‧ty [ˌɒpəˈtjuːnti ǁ ˌɑːpərˈtuː ] noun opportunities PLURALFORM [countable] a chance for you to do something successfully: • This is an excellent career opportunity for a recent graduate. • In order to make money, you will need to… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Opportunity — may refer to: Opportunity International An International microfinance network that lends to the working poor Opportunity NYC is the experimental Conditional Cash Transfer program being launched in New York City Opportunity, Washington, a city in… …

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  • 4 opportunity — opportunity, occasion, chance, break, time are comparable when they mean a state of affairs or a combination of circumstances favorable to some end. Opportunity is perhaps the most common of these terms; it applies to a situation which provides… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 opportunity — The expressions have (or take, etc.) the (or an, every, etc.) opportunity are followed either by a to infinitive or by of + verbal noun: • I was eager to snatch at every opportunity to get myself established as a writer, film maker, what have you …

    Modern English usage

  • 6 Opportunity — Op por*tu ni*ty, n.; pl. {Opportunities}. [F. opportunit[ e], L. opportunitas. See {Opportune}.] 1. Fit or convenient time or situation; a time or place permitting or favorable for the execution of a purpose; a suitable combination of conditions; …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 opportunity — I noun auspiciousness, chance, convenience, copia, fair chance, favorable chance, favorable time, fit time, fitting occasion, fitting time, fortuity, good chance, good fortune, hap, liberty, luck, occasio, occasion, opening, opportune moment,… …

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  • 8 Opportunity — Opportunity, WA U.S. Census Designated Place in Washington Population (2000): 25065 Housing Units (2000): 10827 Land area (2000): 6.689717 sq. miles (17.326288 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000):… …

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  • 9 Opportunity, WA — U.S. Census Designated Place in Washington Population (2000): 25065 Housing Units (2000): 10827 Land area (2000): 6.689717 sq. miles (17.326288 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.689717 sq. miles… …

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  • 10 opportunity — (n.) late 14c., from O.Fr. opportunite (13c.), from L. opportunitatem (nom. opportunitas) fitness, suitableness, favorable time, from opportunus (see OPPORTUNE (Cf. opportune)). Opportunity cost attested from 1911 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 opportunity — [n] lucky chance; favorable circumstances befalling, break*, connection, contingency, convenience, cut*, event, excuse, fair shake*, fighting chance*, fitness, fling*, fortuity, freedom, go*, good fortune, good luck, happening, hope, hour, iron… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 opportunity — ► NOUN (pl. opportunities) 1) a favourable time or set of circumstances for doing something. 2) a career opening: job opportunities …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 opportunity — [äp΄ər to͞o′nə tē, äp΄ərtyo͞o′nə tē] n. pl. opportunities [ME opportunite < OFr opportunité < L opportunitas < opportunus: see OPPORTUNE] 1. a combination of circumstances favorable for the purpose; fit time 2. a good chance or occasion …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 Opportunity — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar al autor p …

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  • 15 opportunity — op|por|tu|ni|ty W1S1 [ˌɔpəˈtju:nıti US ˌa:pərˈtu: ] n plural opportunities 1.) [U and C] a chance to do something or an occasion when it is easy for you to do something ▪ This is an ideal opportunity to save money on a holiday to Crete.… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 opportunity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ ample, considerable, plenty of ▪ We ll have plenty of opportunity to talk later. ▪ limited, little, not much ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 Opportunity — Vue d artiste d un engin de la mission Mars Exploration Rover (MER). Opportunity est le deuxième astromobile de la mission Mars Exploration Rover de la NASA. Il a atterri sur la planète Mars le 25 janvier 2004 (05:05 UTC) dans la région …

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  • 18 opportunity — n. 1) to grab, seize, take an opportunity 2) to afford, give, offer an opportunity 3) to find; have an opportunity 4) to lose an opportunity 5) a fleeting; lost, missed opportunity 6) (AE) equal opportunity ( government policy of giving all… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19 opportunity */*/*/ — UK [ˌɒpə(r)ˈtjuːnətɪ] / US [ˌɑpərˈtunətɪ] noun Word forms opportunity : singular opportunity plural opportunities Metaphor: Having an opportunity to do something is like having a door or way of getting into a building. This opened the door to a… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 opportunity — 01. Living in this town really gives our students a good [opportunity] to use their English on a daily basis. 02. That man is a real political [opportunist]; he changes policies whenever he thinks it is necessary in order to stay in power. 03.… …

    Grammatical examples in English