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opportunity (s) (noun), opportunities (pl)
1. Favorable circumstances or situations for making choices or for doing something: Dale told his wife that this afternoon seems like the perfect opportunity to go for a walk in the park.

There are apparently not as many job opportunities these days for university graduates around the world, or for anyone else!

2. Etymology: from Latin opportunus. "toward port"; an ancient sailing term that was used by sailors to describe a wind that was blowing favorably in the direction of the harbor at the time their ships were returning from the sea.
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