a brief period set aside for the media to take photographs of a high government official or celebrity, usually immediately before or after a newsworthy event.
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Origin of photo opportunity
First recorded in 1975–80
Words nearby photo opportunity
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British Dictionary definitions for photo opportunity
an opportunity, either preplanned or accidental, for the press to photograph a politician, celebrity, or event
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