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OPPORTU'NITY, n. L. opportunitas.

1. Fit or convenient time a time favorable for the purpose suitable time combined with other favorable circumstances. Suitableness of time is the predominant signification, but it includes generally circumstances of place and other conveniences adapted to the end desired.

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

I had an opportunity to see the cloud descent.

Neglect no opportunity of doing good.

2. Convenient means. I had an opportunity of sending the letter, or no opportunity to send it. Opportunities rarely occur on frequently offer.

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Entry for 'Opportunity'. King James Dictionary.

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