opportunistic Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   /ˌɒp.ə.tjuːˈnɪs.tɪk/  us   /ˌɑː.pɚ.tuː-/
usually disapproving using a ​situation to get ​power or an ​advantage: He made an opportunistic ​grab for ​power, which ​resulted in a ​civilwar. At ​half-time, United were ​leading with two opportunistic ​goals by ​Black.
adverb uk   us   /-tɪ.kəl.i/
(Definition of opportunistic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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