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opportunist

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌɒpəˈtjuːnɪst/
someone who tries to get power or an advantage in every situationUnpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men
opportunistic
 
 
/ˌɒpətjuːˈnɪstɪk/ adjective
using a situation to get power or an advantageOpportunity Freedom to act
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