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Opportunity makes a thief proverbial saying, early 13th century, often used to imply that the carelessness of the person who is robbed has contributed to the crime.

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opportunity

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 61 words.

One takes the opportunity, or an opportunity, or every opportunity, to do something, or, less commonly, of

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opportunity

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 60 words.

opportunity knocks a chance of success occurs. This expression comes from the proverb opportunity never knocks twice at any man's

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opportunity

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Opportunity makes a thief proverbial saying, early 13th century, often used to imply that the carelessness of the person who is robbed has contributed to the crime.

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Opportunity

Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 43 words.

One of two identical NASA *Mars Exploration Rovers. Opportunity was launched in 2003 July and landed in 2004

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Opportunity

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 44 words.

One of two identical NASA *Mars Exploration Rovers. Opportunity was launched in 2003 July and landed in 2004 January...

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Opportunity

Robert Fay.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 322 words.

Founded in 1923, Opportunity provided a forum for young writers and artists, many of whom became famous during the Harlem

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opportunity

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 125 words.

The expressions have (or take, etc.) the (or an, every, etc.) opportunity are followed either by a

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opportunity

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 125 words.

The expressions have (or take, etc.) the (or an, every, etc.) opportunity are followed either by a

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Opportunities

Trond Petersen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Analytical Sociology

January 2011; p ublished online June 2017 .

Article. 10661 words.

This article examines how the concept of opportunity is used in analyses of choices people make and in analyses of social inequality and civil rights. It first considers the distinction...

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Opportunity

Robert Sugden.

in The Community of Advantage

July 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economics. 12429 words.

Chapter 5 proposes using opportunity rather than preference-satisfaction as a normative criterion. I present an ‘Individual Opportunity Criterion’, which essentially states that expansions...

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opportunity

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 97 words.

opportunity makes a thief proverbial saying, early 13th century, often used to imply that the carelessness of the person who is robbed has contributed to the crime....

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Opportunity

Robert Fay.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 322 words.

Founded in 1923, Opportunity provided a forum for young writers and artists, many of whom became famous during the Harlem Renaissance. Founding editor Charles Spurgeon Johnson intended...

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Opportunity

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

One of two identical NASA Mars Exploration Rovers. Opportunity was launched in 2003 July and landed in 2004 January on Meridiani Planum near the Martian equator. Its instruments confirmed...

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Opportunity.

Carolyn Wedin.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1135 words.

The monthly magazine publication of the National Urban League (NUL)—an organization founded in 1910 to concentrate on economic issues related to African Americans—began with the January...

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Opportunity

Daniel F. Harrington.

in Berlin on the Brink

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 8947 words.

Chapter 1 describes the creation of postwar occupation zones in Germany, wartime planning for postwar access to Berlin, and access in practice, 1945-47. Cold War accounts faulted...

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opportunity cost

John Black, Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles.

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 60 words.

The cost of something in terms of an opportunity forgone. Opportunity cost is given by the benefits that could have

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opportunity cost

John Black, Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles.

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 64 words.

The cost of something in terms of an opportunity forgone. Opportunity cost is given by the benefits that could have

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opportunity cost

Edited by Craig Calhoun.

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 112 words.

The worth placed on the second-best choice or opportunity, representing the benefits forgone by making a different choice. Opportunity cost

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opportunity cost

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

The cost of something in terms of an opportunity forgone. Opportunity cost is given by the benefits that could have been obtained by choosing the best alternative opportunity. For example,...

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opportunity analysis

Overview page. Subjects: Marketing.

An element in the SWOT analysis technique (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats). See also marketing plan.

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