from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit.
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- adj. taking advantage of situations that arise
- adj. said of people who will take advantage of situations to advance their own interests, without regard for principles
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit; practising opportunism.
- adj. Causing disease only when the immune system of the host has been weakened, or other damage to the host provides special opportunity for invasion; -- of microorganisms or infectious diseases.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit
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