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American English: /ˌɑpərˈt(j)unədi/
British English: /ɒpəˈtjuːnɪti/

Translation of opportunity in Spanish:

noun plural opportunities

countable and uncountable
  • 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 esta oportunidad
    gracias por brindarme esta oportunidad [formal]
    at the earliest or first opportunity
    cuanto antes
    en la primera oportunidad que se presente
    opportunity to + infinitive/of -ing
    oportunidad de + infinitive
    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 or of catching up on my reading
    esto me da la oportunidad de ponerme al día con la lectura
    opportunity for something/-ingthe 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
    Example sentences
    • I think he should be given the opportunity of looking at these before I make an order.
    • It was an opportunity of a lifetime and I was really pleased to have the chance to meet him.
    • There will be plenty of opportunities for family swimming in the new swimming and training pools.
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