Opportunity

Definition of Opportunity

Op`por`tu´ni`ty
n.1.Fit or convenient time or situation; a time or place permitting or favorable for the execution of a purpose; a suitable combination of conditions; suitable occasion; chance.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
- Bacon.
2.Convenience of situation; fitness.
Hull, a town of great strength and opportunity, both to sea and land affairs.
- Milton.
3.Importunity; earnestness.

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