opportunity opportunity  /ˌɑ pər ˈtu nə ti/


  • (n) a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances


  1. The sad passing of Ling Ling could thus become an opportunity for the Chinese President to dramatically improve ties between Tokyo and Beijing.
  2. Like financial pundits, most of them embrace the idea that a crisis also presents opportunity.
  3. Equal employment opportunity is set firmly down in law.


  1. Sergio Ramos somehow allowed to take penalty for Spain in Confederations Cup final, misses

    With Spain left reeling by three goals from Brazil in the first 47 minutes of the Confederations Cup final, Spain were given a golden opportunity cut that lead and gain a modicum of momentum when they were awarded a penalty … Continue reading ?
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Dirty Tackle via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Obama says Zimbabwe has opportunity, needs free and fair poll

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Sunday Zimbabwe's economic recovery gave the southern African country an opportunity to advance but only if upcoming elections were "free and fair." Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, at 89 Africa's oldest leader, is seeking to extend his three-decade rule in elections scheduled for July 31. The opposition wants to delay the poll to ...
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Mars Rover Opportunity Update: June 21-24, 2013

    Opportunity is in good health, although the robotic arm elbow joint potentiometer is acting up. On Sol 3346 (June 22, 2013), the rover continued the trek toward 'Solander Point' with a 295-foot (90-meter) drive due south.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: SpaceRef


  1. "It's going to give me the best opportunity to win," James said. "We're going to be a real good team."
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: LeBron James Source: betting.betfair.com (blog)

  2. "I expect us to compete for a championship," Bosh told ESPN. "I think both Dwyane and I, we both wanted an opportunity where right away we would be competing. : We're ready to sacrifice a lot of things in order to do that. It's not about the...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Chris Bosh Source: Kansas City Star

  3. "We are thrilled that LeBron James and Chris Bosh have decided to come to Miami to join forces with our truly great player, Dwyane Wade," Riley said. "We are looking forward to the opportunity of building something that our fans in Miami will...
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Pat Riley Source: ABC News

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