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openings

noun
plural of 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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openings

opening (up)

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“Openings.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/openings. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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