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EtymologyEdit

From Old French opportun, from Latin opportunus, from the phrase: ob portum veniens ("coming towards a port").

AdjectiveEdit

opportune (comparative more opportune, superlative most opportune)

  1. Suitable for some particular purpose.
    This would be an opportune spot for a picnic
  2. At a convenient or advantageous time.
    The opportune arrival of the bus cut short the boring conversation

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DanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

opportune

  1. definite of opportun
  2. plural of opportun

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AdjectiveEdit

opportune f sg

  1. feminine singular of opportun

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AdjectiveEdit

opportune f pl

  1. feminine plural of opportuno

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AdjectiveEdit

opportūne

  1. vocative masculine singular of opportūnus

AdverbEdit

opportūnē (comparative opportūnius, superlative opportūnissimē)

  1. favourably; seasonably; opportunely

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