Simple Definition of opportune
: suitable or right for a particular situation
: done or happening at the right time
Full Definition of opportune
1 : suitable or convenient for a particular occurrence <an opportune moment>
2 : occurring at an appropriate time <an opportune offer of assistance>
Examples of opportune in a sentence
There isn't a more opportune time to invest in the stock market.
<an opportune rain shower gave them an excuse to leave the outdoor concert early>
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