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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a manner in which one takes advantage of circumstances especially with little regard for principles or ultimate consequences.

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective : Pneumocystis pneumonia is an opportunistic disease that often strikes victims of AIDS
  • "opportunistically" - when they are selling at prices to low for the company to resist.
  • He said the company would look at "opportunistically" tapping credit markets, including funding sources in the U.S., sell "noncore" assets, or reprioritize its capital...
  • "opportunistically," and no specific purposes have yet been identified, according to one of the people familiar with the matter. for more
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