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English definition of “opportunity”

opportunity

noun     /ˌɒpəˈtjuːnəti/
POSSIBILITY [C, U] B1 a situation in which it is possible for you to do something, or a possibility of doing something: a unique opportunity a golden (= very good) opportunity [+ to do sth] Everyone will have an opportunity to comment. There are plenty of opportunities for research. Don't miss this opportunity to win a million pounds. She talks about her boyfriend at every opportunity . We don't get much opportunity to go dancing these days.Opportunity Freedom to act
JOB [C] B2 the chance to get a job: [usually plural] opportunities for young graduates job/employment opportunities Opportunity Freedom to act
take the opportunity to do sth B2 to use an occasion to do or say something: I'd like to take this opportunity to thank all of you.Opportunity Freedom to act
(Definition of opportunity noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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