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Definition of the adjective opportune

What does opportune mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more opportune / most opportune

  1. suitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose

Alternative definition of the adjective opportune


  1. Suitable for some particular purpose.
  2. At a convenient or advantageous time.


Opportune is a fictional character from the 2009 film Park Benches.

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Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 3 of 4: N-R)

by Various

Opportune,oportūn′, adj.present at a proper time: timely: convenient.—adv. Opportune′ly.—ns.Opportune′ness; Opportun′ism, practice of regulating principles by favourable opportunities withoutregard to consistency; Opportun′ ist,a ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

opportune ; Lat. Opportunely, adv. yopportunus. Season- Opportu'nity, n. s. 3 able; well-timed or circumstanced ; convenient : the adverb following these senses : opportunity is, fit time or place ; convenience ; propitious ; concurrence of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

* OPPORTUNE. adf.[ opportune,¥T.epporttaau, The Roman ladies, 18 years after, petitioned for Lat.] Seasonable; convenient; fit; timely; well- its repeal. Cato opposed the repeal, and vented ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms (1984)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

* practice, exercise, drill seasonable, timely, well-timed, opportune, pat can mean occurring or coming with peculiar appropriateness as to moment or present situation.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic Sciences (2012)

Opportune Crime Opportune crimes involving counterfeit or forged documents are events that generally occur in isolation, involving limited perpetrators. It is not uncommon for the quality of documents created under these circumstances to be ...

Google previewA Thesaurus Dictionary of the English Language Designed to Suggest Immediately Any Desired Word Needed to Express Exactly a Given Idea (1906)

A Dictionary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms, Foreign Phrases, Pronunciations, a Copious Correlation of Words by Francis Andrew March

Opportune. Timely; fortunate; lucky. Propitious. Auspicious; favorable. Providential. Brought about by the providence of God. %asonable. Timely; done at the proper time. Suitable, etc. Fitting; appropriate. See HARMONY. Timeful. Seasonable ...

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An opportune moment

Oyster catchers from a roof-height window. Scan of a mounted copy doesn't come out the best.

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There are no opportune times for a penalty, and this is not one of those times. (Jack Youngblood)
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Scrabble value of O1P3P3O1R1T1U1N1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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