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target of opportunity

Syllabification: tar·get of op·por·tu·ni·ty

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Definition of target of opportunity in English:

noun

1An object to which effort or study is diverted as soon as it becomes known: every difference between cancerous and normal cells is a potential target of opportunity for new drug discovery
1.1A military target that is attacked while in pursuit of another.

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