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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
opportunity /,ɔpə'tju:niti/
  • danh từ
    • cơ hội, thời cơ
      • to seize an opportunity to do something: nắm lấy một cơ hội để làm việc gì
      • to miss an opportunity: để lỡ một cơ hội
    • (từ hiếm,nghĩa hiếm) tính chất đúng lúc
Concise Dictionary
opportunities‚ɑpər'tjuːnətɪ /‚ɒpə't-
noun
+a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
chance, occasion, opening, possibility, moment, time, Slang break:
She has taken advantage of every opportunity to vilify her ex-employers.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
[C, U] (plural opportunities) ~ (to do sth)
~ (for sth / for doing sth)
~ (of doing sth) a time when a particular situation makes it possible to do or achieve sth: You'll have the opportunity to ask any questions at the end. + There was no opportunity for further discussion. + At least give him the opportunity of explaining what happened. + There'll be plenty of opportunity for relaxing once the work is done. + Our company promotes equal opportunities for women (= women are given the same jobs, pay, etc. as men). + an equal opportunities employer + career / employment / job opportunities + This is the perfect opportunity to make a new start. + The offer was too good an opportunity to miss. + I'd like to take this opportunity to thank my colleagues for their support. + He is rude to me at every opportunity (= whenever possible). + They intend to close the school at the earliest opportunity (= as soon as possible). + a window of opportunity (= a period of time when the circumstances are right for doing sth)
See also - PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

ample, considerable, plenty of
We'll have plenty of opportunity to talk later.
| limited, little, not much | excellent, favourable, golden, good, great, marvellous, tremendous, welcome, wonderful
a golden opportunity to invest and export into new markets
| exciting | ideal, perfect | suitable | reasonable
We need to give them a reasonable opportunity to look at the display.
| available | every
Students should take every opportunity to widen their experience.
| historic, once-in-a-lifetime, rare, unique, unparalleled, unprecedented, unrivalled | lost, missed, wasted | career, educational, employment, job, training | business, commercial, economic, investment, market, sales
a missed sales opportunity
| photo
(= an opportunity to take photographs of famous or important people)
| equal opportunities
(= the principle of treating all people the same, regardless of sex. colour, etc.)an equal opportunities employer

VERB + OPPORTUNITY

have | find, get
We didn't get much opportunity to swim.
| afford, create, give sb, offer (sb), open up, provide (sb with)
to provide better educational opportunities
| grasp, seize, take (up), take advantage of
May I take this opportunity to congratulate Ruth on her promotion.
| lose, miss
He lost no opportunity to vent his anger on those around him.
| pass up

OPPORTUNITY + VERB

exist | arise, come, occur, offer
When the opportunity came, I seized it with both hands. (formal) The company aimed to expand as and when opportunity offered.

PREP.

~ for
The job will offer you excellent opportunities for promotion.

PHRASES

at the earliest/first (possible) opportunity, at every (available) opportunity, equality of opportunity, the opportunity of a lifetime, a window of opportunity
The ceasefire has created a window of opportunity to rescue the peace process.



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