Quick answer
"Opportunity" is a noun which is often translated as "la oportunidad", and "possibility" is a noun which is often translated as "la posibilidad". Learn more about the difference between "opportunity" and "possibility" below.
opportunity(
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puhr
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tu
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nuh
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di
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la oportunidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Take the opportunity to study abroad.Aprovecha la oportunidad de estudiar en el extranjero.
b. la ocasión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I wanted to talk to her but the opportunity didn't present itself.Quería hablarle pero no se presentaba la ocasión.
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possibility(
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sih
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bih
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lih
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di
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (prospect)
a. la posibilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Is there any possibility that you'll be home later today?¿Hay alguna posibilidad de que estés en casa hoy más tarde?
possibilities
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (potential)
a. las posibilidades
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Her business idea has great possibilities.Su idea de negocios tiene excelentes posibilidades.
b. el potencial
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His invention has real possibilities for becoming a new form of transportation.Su invento tiene verdadero potencial de llegar a ser una nueva forma de transporte.
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