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  • n. Plural form of opportunity.

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Examples

  • They might dwell upon the fact that you were so much together, and that you had such opportunities -- mark me, Reginald, _opportunities_ -- for tampering with the one solitary life which stood between you and fortune.

    Run to Earth A Novel

  • Typically, when you're looking for the next job, you'll do two things: search for job postings on the internet and ask all of your friends if they've heard about any "opportunities," the code word for jobs.

    Pam Lassiter: Stop Looking for Jobs! Shortcut Your Job Search by Getting off of the Job Boards

  • "Boxers have to fight to make ends meet so financially this is a great opportunity but it's the title opportunities that I'm after."

    BoxingScene.com

  • Second, in doing so, we create short term opportunities for our businesses to help facilitate that participation through procurement opportunities.

    Michael Likosky: Geithner and the Post-WWII Utopian Vision

  • Though MF Global is less than 1% of the value of his former firm, based on stock-market capitalization at Tuesday's close, Mr. Corzine said he was drawn by the potential to "create franchise value" and by what he called opportunities for international growth.

    Corzine Named Head of MF Global

  • Though MF Global, which is based in New York, is less than 1% of the value of his former firm, based on stock-market capitalization at Tuesday's close, Mr. Corzine said he was drawn by the potential to "create franchise value" and by what he called opportunities for international growth.

    Corzine Named Head of MF Global

  • Nog liked to prowl these back alleys of the station in search of what he called opportunities, but which Jake's dad called trouble.

    Betrayal

  • Short term opportunities also exist if one explores the utilization of options with the stock.

  • Actions were taken based on the calculation of what is available in the here and now and then how best to exploit these short term opportunities - whether it is the Nike shoes in a looted shop, or bonuses in an industry that's used to dipping into the trillions that washes around it.

    Forbes.com: News

  • "It's much more difficult to find people for those because people not looking at short term opportunities because of fear over the economy," Gordon said.

    Ars Technica

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