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Definición de “opportunity” en inglés

opportunity

noun     /ˌɒp.əˈtjuː.nə.ti/ US  /ˌɑː.pɚˈtuː.nə.t̬i/
B1 [C or U] an occasion or situation that makes it possible to do something that you want to do or have to do, or the possibility of doing something: Everyone will have an opportunity to comment . I was never given the opportunity of go ing to college . [+ to infinitive] The exhibition is a unique opportunity to see her later work . An ankle injury meant she missed the opportunity to run in the qualifying heat .formal Please contact us at the earliest opportunity (= as soon as possible ). He goes fishing at every opportunity (= as often as possible ). I used to enjoy going to the theatre , but I don't get much opportunity now. He had a golden (= an extremely good) opportunity to score in the first half but squandered it.Opportunity Freedom to act B2 [C] the chance to get a job : employment / job opportunities opportunities for young graduates There are far more opportunities now for school-leavers than there were 50 years ago.Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs Gramática:Opportunity or possibility?We use opportunity to talk about a situation in which we can do something that we want to do. Opportunity is most commonly followed by a verb in the to-infinitive form, or of + -ing form:
(Definition of opportunity noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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