opportunity: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (op"ur-t'ni-tē, -ty'-), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. an appropriate or favorable time or occasion: Their meeting afforded an opportunity to exchange views.
  2. a situation or condition favorable for attainment of a goal.
  3. a good position, chance, or prospect, as for advancement or success.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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