opportunely, adv.opportuneness, n.
/op'euhr toohn", -tyoohn"/, adj.
1. appropriate, favorable, or suitable: an opportune phrase for the occasion.
2. occurring or coming at an appropriate time; well-timed: an opportune warning.
[1375-1425; late ME < L opportunus convenient, equiv. to op- OP- + portu-, s. of portus access, PORT1 + -nus adj. suffix (u lengthened as in tribunus TRIBUNE)]
Syn. 1. apt; fortunate, propitious. 2. convenient. OPPORTUNE, SEASONABLE, TIMELY refer to something that is particularly fitting or suitable for a certain time. OPPORTUNE refers to something that is well-timed and meets exactly the demands of the time or occasion: an opportune remark. Something that is SEASONABLE is right or proper for the time or season or occasion: seasonable weather. Something that is TIMELY occurs or is done at an appropriate time, esp. in time to meet some need: timely intervention.

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