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opening

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1 a favorable combination of circumstances, time, and place

  • the talk show host's usual modus operandi is to talk over his guests, thereby denying them an opening to articulate their positions
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2 a place in a surface allowing passage into or through a thing

  • an opening in the roof is letting rain drip inside
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3 an open space in a barrier (as a wall or hedge)

  • the rabbit found a little opening in the bushes and darted through
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