Meaning of OPENING in English


■ noun

1》 a space or gap allowing passage or access.

2》 a beginning; an initial participle

↘a ceremony at which a building, exhibition, etc. is declared to be open.

↘ N. Amer. a premiere of a play, film, etc.

3》 an opportunity to achieve something.

↘an available job.

■ adjective coming at the beginning; initial.

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