opportunity

opportunity
1. n удобный случай; благоприятная возможность

golden opportunity — прекрасный случай, блестящая возможность

opportunity target — выгодная цель

equality of opportunity — равные шансы

at the first opportunity — при первой же возможности

to afford an opportunity — давать возможность

to take the opportunity — воспользоваться случаем

to lose an opportunity, to let the opportunity slip — упустить возможность

when the opportunity occurs — при удобном случае

at the first opportunity — при первой возможности

to pass over an opportunity — упустить возможность

borrowing opportunity — возможность получения займа

alert to the opportunity — ожидающий удобного случая

at the earliest opportunity — при первой возможности

2. n возможность, перспектива

job opportunities — возможность получения работы или продвижения по службе

lost opportunity — упущенная возможность

profit opportunity — деловая перспектива

lose an opportunity — упускать возможность

opportunity of seeing — возможность; видеть

to lose an opportunity — упустить возможность

Синонимический ряд:
1. chance (noun) befalling; break; chance; excuse; look-in; moment; occasion; opening; scope; shot; show; squeak; time
2. event (noun) contingency; event; happening; juncture
3. freedom (noun) convenience; freedom; leisure
4. luck (noun) fitness; fortuity; fortune; hap; luck; possibility; probability
Антонимический ряд:
lapse; omission

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  • opportunity — opportunity, occasion, chance, break, time are comparable when they mean a state of affairs or a combination of circumstances favorable to some end. Opportunity is perhaps the most common of these terms; it applies to a situation which provides… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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  • Opportunity — Op por*tu ni*ty, n.; pl. {Opportunities}. [F. opportunit[ e], L. opportunitas. See {Opportune}.] 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; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • opportunity — (n.) late 14c., from O.Fr. opportunite (13c.), from L. opportunitatem (nom. opportunitas) fitness, suitableness, favorable time, from opportunus (see OPPORTUNE (Cf. opportune)). Opportunity cost attested from 1911 …   Etymology dictionary

  • opportunity — [n] lucky chance; favorable circumstances befalling, break*, connection, contingency, convenience, cut*, event, excuse, fair shake*, fighting chance*, fitness, fling*, fortuity, freedom, go*, good fortune, good luck, happening, hope, hour, iron… …   New thesaurus


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