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opening

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈəʊpənɪŋ/
HOLE a hole or space that something or someone can pass through: We found an opening in the fence and climbed through.Space - general wordsAreas of land in generalHoles, hollows and dips
START B2 the beginning of something: The opening of the opera is quite dramatic.Beginnings and starts
CEREMONY B2 a ceremony at the beginning of an event or activity: I've been invited to the opening of the new exhibition on Tuesday.Ceremonies
OPPORTUNITY a job or an opportunity to do something: There's an opening for an editorial assistant in our department.Opportunity Freedom to act
(Definition of opening noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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