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Synonyms for opportune

Synonyms for opportune

occurring at a fitting or advantageous time

Antonyms for opportune

suitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose

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A real track specialist for punters to focus on is Opportune in the Email warwick@rht.net Handicap at Warwick, where he is unbeaten in four starts, all staying handicaps.
Mrs Randerson said the Year of Wales comes at an opportune time as Cardiff is bidding to become European Capital of Culture in 2008.
The conference comes at very opportune moment because many related financial changes take effect from April 1.
An official said Mr Browning was leaving on good terms after deciding it was an opportune time to look for new opportunities.
The young Scot could not have found a more opportune time to score his first goal for the club as he found the net with 14 minutes remaining to earn Andy Kilner's side three priceless points.
Bennett has been struggling with a groin problem but his return comes at an opportune time for the Saddlers with Dean Keates ruled out through suspension.
Managers say Linda discussed the colour scheme and decor with staff during her "opportune visit" and offered design tips.
This is not, in itself, an original thesis (one thinks of Paul Barolsky, for example), but its accessible, systematic, and opportune elaboration here, following the course of a mercurial career, make this a suggestive and insightful chapter in the history of art theory.
The fall came at an opportune time--less than 2 months after the publication in Germany of Ernst F.F.
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Thanking the United States for its support for India's bid for UN Security Council permanent membership, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao today said that Washington's support came at an opportune moment, as New Delhi saw new momentum for a long-mooted proposal to expand the UNSC.
He said: "Anchoring the live coverage of a hugely exciting and historic US election seems the opportune moment to leave on a high."
While Steir wouldn't confirm the building's purported leasing negotiations that are said to be ongoing between Forest City Rather and a handful of undisclosed tenants, he did reveal that Covington Burling had grabbed space in the building at an opportune time that allowed him to secure some attractive features for them in the lease, such as future expansion rights.
A Lonza company spokesperson stated, "This regulatory approval comes at a very opportune time when the number of cosmetic preservatives is narrowing considerably.
"I think it is opportune to recall that the lawmaker, and the Catholic lawmaker in particular, cannot contribute to the formulation or approval of laws contrary to the first and essential norms that regulate moral life," the Pope said when receiving Carlos Luis Custer, Argentina's new ambassador to the Holy See.
Marketing director Mike Berriman said: "Football and the brewery go hand in hand in Hartlepool, so this seemed an opportune thing to do to get behind the club.