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opportunism

noun [U]     /ˌɒpəˈtjuːnɪzəm/ US   /ˌɒpərˈtuːnɪzəm/ disapproving
behaviour in which someone uses every situation to try to get power or an advantage : He accused his opponent of political opportunism. The acquisition of the struggling publisher is a classic piece of opportunism by the newspaper's chief executive .
(Definition of opportunism noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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