Definition of 'opportunity'
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You are so switched on at work that you see opportunities others miss. The Sun (2016)It means more opportunities for young people to mix with those from different backgrounds. The Sun (2016)So it was a good opportunity to go out there. Times, Sunday Times (2017) New and interesting opportunities open up and you turn them into a personal success story. The Sun (2017)Opportunities for employment are limited for a man with his particular skill set. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We see great opportunities for both organisations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She appealed for more youth centres and job opportunities for young people as alternative ways to combat radicalisation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is a wonderful job and an opportunity to go and work with some of the best players in the country. The Sun (2016)Their relationship changed from 2013 where they were given equal opportunity and then again in 2014 when they could win races and the championship. The Sun (2016)Tshibola is hoping to use his FA Cup chance as an opportunity to prove he deserves regular football. The Sun (2017)Employment opportunities and the prospects of young people must be a clear priority. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Society is changing and is giving more people opportunities. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Your mind is sharp and you see opportunities that other people miss. The Sun (2012)It is possible that opportunity maximising can be at least as important. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)You want to take your chance and opportunity. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The opening half was fairly equal with opportunities at either end. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We pride ourselves on giving the skills and opportunities to go all the way to the top. The Sun (2011)You have to look at the employment opportunities. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is not a system set up for giving people equal opportunity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They can see the opportunities for their businesses and are acting on them now. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He said he also asked about possible tennis coaching opportunities for a relative. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You recognise opportunities and a chance to learn a new language could be good for you. The Sun (2009)Giving equal opportunities to the ethnic minorities was certainly a part of the purpose. IN DEFENCE OF ARISTOCRACY (2004)They had the opportunity to go into the apartment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We are then able to provide employment opportunities and are empowering people to earn an income. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is easier to recognise genuine people and true opportunities. The Sun (2009) New opportunities make it seem like the world's your oyster. The Sun (2016) New opportunities beckon, so try to remain calm. The Sun (2015)Borrowers in financial difficulties should always contact their mortgage lender at the earliest opportunity to see whether a more manageable payment plan can be agreed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The most exciting prospect will bring opportunities for us here and in the US very quickly. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'opportunity'
British English: opportunity /ˌɒpəˈtjuːnɪtɪ/ NOUN
An opportunity is a situation in which it is possible for you to do something that you want to do.
I had an opportunity to study abroad.
- American English: opportunity
- Arabic: فُرْصَّةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: oportunidade
- Chinese: 机会
- Croatian: prilika
- Czech: příležitost
- Danish: mulighed
- Dutch: gelegenheid
- European Spanish: oportunidad
- Finnish: tilaisuus mahdollisuus
- French: chance
- German: Gelegenheit
- Greek: ευκαιρία
- Italian: opportunità
- Japanese: 機会
- Korean: 기회
- Norwegian: mulighet
- Polish: możliwość
- European Portuguese: oportunidade
- Romanian: oportunitate
- Russian: возможность
- Spanish: oportunidad
- Swedish: möjlighet
- Thai: โอกาส
- Turkish: fırsat olanak
- Ukrainian: можливість
- Vietnamese: cơ hội
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