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English definition of “opportunist”

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
(Definition of opportunist noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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