Meaning of “opportunism” in the English Dictionary


"opportunism" in Business English

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opportunismnoun [ U ]

uk /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” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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