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an opportunity: an occasion, a possibility, a chance
I haven't had an opportunity to thank you for the present you sent me because my telephone is broken.
I'm giving you an opportunity to explain yourself. Go ahead, you have 37 seconds.
Bruno is currently seeking out investment opportunities in Asia.
a job opportunity a prospect or possibility of employment
to take the opportunity (to do sthg) to take advantage of the right moment (to do sth)

Pronunciation examples
UK: The Asian market is a real business opportunity.
US: I didn't have the opportunity to thank you for the flowers.

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