.heaven-'sent [ US ˈÂ|Â| Â|] adj literary
happening fortunately at exactly the right time
a heaven-sent opportunity

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • heaven-sent — also heaven sent ADJ: usu ADJ n You use heaven sent to describe something such as an opportunity which is unexpected, but which is very welcome because it occurs at just the right time. It will be a heaven sent opportunity to prove himself …   English dictionary

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  • heaven-sent — UK / US adjective a heaven sent opportunity is one that comes at exactly the right time …   English dictionary

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