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 for opportunism
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Opportunism \Op`por*tun"ism\, n. [Cf. F. opportunisme.]
     The art or practice of taking advantage of opportunities or
     circumstances, or of seeking immediate advantage with little
     regard for ultimate consequences. [Recent]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the
           consequences for others [syn: opportunism, self-
           interest, self-seeking, expedience]

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