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opportunity

noun

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a favorable combination of circumstances, time, and place
  • this art school could be a wonderful opportunity for you to finally develop your talent for painting

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The first known use of opportunity was in the 14th century

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“Opportunity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/opportunity. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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