Translation of opportunity in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˌɑːpərˈtuːnəti; ˌɒpəˈtjuːnəti/

noun/nombre (plural -ties)

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  • oportunidad (feminine), ocasión (feminine) to seize the opportunity aprovechar la oportunidad or ocasión she never misses an opportunity nunca deja pasar una oportunidad or ocasión thank you for giving me this opportunity gracias por darme or [formal] brindarme esta oportunidad at the earliest o first opportunity cuanto antes, en la primera oportunidad que se presente opportunity to + infinitive/infinitivo/of -ing oportunidad de + infinitive/infinitivo I had no opportunity to put my point of view no tuve oportunidad de exponer mi punto de vista we took the opportunity of looking around the city aprovechamos (la oportunidad) para recorrer la ciudad this gives me an opportunity to catch up on o of catching up on my reading esto me da la oportunidad de ponerme al día con la lecturaopportunity for sth/-ing the job offers excellent opportunities for promotion el trabajo ofrece excelentes posibilidades de ascenso this left us little opportunity for sightseeing esto nos dejó poco tiempo para hacer turismo job opportunities oportunidades de trabajo an equal opportunities policy una política de igualdad de oportunidades when opportunity knocks cuando se presenta la oportunidad

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