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opportune

Pronunciation: /ˌɑːpərˈtuːn; ˈɒpətjuːn/

Translation of opportune in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [formal] [moment/remark] oportuno your intervention/arrival was most opportune tu intervención/llegada fue de lo más oportuna
    Example sentences
    • The three grants totalling US $7.3 million given to Zambia by Japan could not have come at a more opportune time.
    • Journalists alarmed by the directions of both the profession and journalism education said the initiative comes at an opportune time.
    • He also believed it was an opportune time to walk away.
    Example sentences
    • This would facilitate the opportune identification of patients who would benefit from treatment.

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