opportunely


opportunely

adjective

  1. appropriate, favorable, or suitable: an opportune phrase for the occasion.
  2. occurring or coming at an appropriate time; well-timed: an opportune warning.

adjective

  1. occurring at a time that is suitable or advantageous
  2. fit or suitable for a particular purpose or occurrence

adj.c.1400, from Old French opportun and directly from Latin opportunus “fit, convenient, suitable, favorable,” from the phrase ob portum veniens “coming toward a port,” in reference to the wind, from ob “to, toward” (see ob-) + portus “harbor” (see port (n.1)). Related: Opportunely.

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