window of opportunity

Definition of window of opportunity

:the time during which there is a chance to do something
  • The window of opportunity has closed/ended.

Word by Word Definitions

window play
  1. : an opening especially in the wall of a building for admission of light and air that is usually closed by casements or sashes containing transparent material (such as glass) and capable of being opened and shut

  2. : windowpane

  3. : a space behind a window of a retail store containing displayed merchandise

opportunity play
  1. : a favorable juncture of circumstances

  2. : a good chance for advancement or progress


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