at the first opportunity

Definition of at the first opportunity

:as soon as it is possible for someone to do something
  • We will correct the error at the first opportunity.

Word by Word Definitions

first play
  1. : preceding all others in time, order, or importance: such as

  2. : earliest

  3. : being the lowest forward gear or speed of a motor vehicle

  1. : before another in time, space, or importance

  2. : in the first place

  3. : for the first time

  1. : one that is number one in a series — see Table of Numbers

  2. : something that is first: such as

  3. : the first occurrence or item of a kind

opportunity play
  1. : a favorable juncture of circumstances

  2. : a good chance for advancement or progress


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