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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “opportunity”

opportunity

noun
 
 
/ˌɒp.əˈtjuː.nə.ti/ US  /ˌɑː.pɚˈtuː.nə.t̬i/
[C or U] an occasion or situation which makes it possible to do something that you want to do or have to do, or the possibility of doing something
机遇;时机;机会;可能性
Everyone will have an opportunity to comment.
每个人都有机会发表意见。
I was never given the opportunity of going to college.
我从没有得到过上大学的机会。
[+ to infinitive] The exhibition is a unique opportunity to see her later work.
这次展览是欣赏她后期作品的难得的机会。
An ankle injury meant she missed the opportunity to run in the qualifying heat.
脚踝受伤意味着她失去了参加跑步资格赛的机会。
formal Please contact us at the earliest opportunity (= as soon as possible).
请尽快和我们联系。
He goes fishing at every opportunity (= as often as possible).
他一有机会就去钓鱼。
I used to enjoy going to the theatre, but I don't get much opportunity now.
我过去喜欢去剧院,但现在我没有什么机会去。
He had a golden (= an extremely good) opportunity to score in the first half but squandered it.
他在上半场时有一个绝佳的射门得分机会,可是给浪费掉了。
Opportunity Freedom to act
[C] the chance to get a job
就业机会
employment/job opportunities
就业机会
opportunities for young graduates
年轻大学毕业生的就业机会
There are far more opportunities now for school leavers than there were fifty years ago.
现在中学毕业生就业的机会比50年前要多得多。
Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
(Definition of opportunity from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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