Definition of opportunism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌɒpəˈtjuːnɪzəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɑːpərˈtuːnɪzəm//
[uncountable](disapproving) Selfish
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the practice of using situations unfairly to gain advantage for yourself without thinking about how your actions will affect other people political opportunism See related entries: Selfish
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: opportunism