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opportunity

noun [C/U]  us   /ˌɑp·ərˈtu·nɪ·t̬i/
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: [C] She was given the opportunity to manage a day-care center. [C] The university is not providing enough recreational opportunities for the community. [U] He had ample opportunity to examine the car.
Translations of “opportunity”
in Arabic فُرْصة…
in Korean 기회…
in Malaysian peluang…
in French occasion…
in Turkish fırsat, uygun zaman, vesile…
in Italian opportunità, occasione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 機遇, 時機, 機會…
in Russian возможность, удобный случай, перспектива…
in Polish okazja, możliwość…
in Vietnamese cơ hội…
in Spanish oportunidad, ocasión…
in Portuguese oportunidade, ocasião…
in Thai โอกาสที่ดี…
in German die Gelegenheit…
in Catalan oportunitat…
in Japanese 機会…
in Indonesian kesempatan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 机遇, 时机, 机会…
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