[ noun ] a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
"the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington" "now is your chance"
Used in print(Musical America, LXXXI:5...)
economic security and cultural opportunities , incisive idioms , social fermentations for a new national ideology - a sympathetic public and a large body of performers especially trained to fulfill his purpose .(Orlin J. Scoville, Part-Time Farming...)
Choose a location within easy commuting distance of both the regular job and other employment opportunities .
The presence of alternative job opportunities also will make the place easier to sell if that should become desirable .(Harold Rosenberg, "The Trial and Eichmann"...)
What more could be asked for a Trial intended to warn the world against anti-Semitism than this opportunity to expose the exact link between the respectable anti-Semite and the concentration-camp brute ?(James Boylan, "Mutinity"...)
The mate , Robert_Juet , who had kept the journal on the half_Moon , was experienced - but he was a bitter old_man , ready to complain or desert at any opportunity .