A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (possibility)
a. opportunity
Si tienes la oportunidad de viajar a Europa, hazlo.If you have the opportunity to go to Europe, do it.
b. chance
Espero que el entrenador me dé la oportunidad de jugar en la final.I hope the coach gives me the chance to play in the final.
2. (particular time)
a. time
Te pago lo que te debo en la siguiente oportunidad.I'll pay you what I owe you next time I see you.
b. occasion
En esta oportunidad, el concierto de la banda en Río de Janeiro tendrá lugar en la playa.On this occasion, the band's Rio de Janeiro concert will take place on the beach.
3. (appropriateness)
a. timeliness
Se ha elogiado al alcalde por la oportunidad de sus decisiones.The mayor has been praised for the timeliness of his decisions.
4. (sports)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. down
Una oportunidad en fútbol americano es el tiempo que dura una jugada.A down in football is the time a play lasts.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (sales)
a. bargains
Cuando tengo tan poco dinero compro en el área de oportunidades.When I have so little money, I shop in the bargains section.
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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. (ocasión)
a. opportunity, chance
aprovechar la oportunidadto seize the opportunity
a la primera oportunidad que tenga se lo digoI'll tell her just as soon as I get the chance o at the earliest opportunity
me dio una segunda oportunidadhe gave me a second chance
es una oportunidad únicait's a unique opportunity
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1 (ocasión) chance; opportunity
darle una/otra oportunidad a algn to give sb a/another chance; tener la oportunidad de hacer algo to have a chance to do sth; have the chance of doing sth; no tuvo la oportunidad de ir he didn't have a chance to go; a o en la primera oportunidad at the first opportunity
2 (vez) occasion; time
en dos oportunidades on two occasions
3 (Jur)
igualdad de oportunidades equality of opportunity
oportunidades (rebajas) bargains
5 (cualidad) opportuneness; timeliness
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