Definition of OPPORTUNISTIC:

  • (of a microorganism or an infection caused by it) Rarely affecting patients except in unusual circumstances, typically when the immune system is depressed
  • (of a plant or animal) Able to spread quickly in a previously unexploited habitat
  • Exploiting chances offered by immediate circumstances without reference to a general plan or moral principle
  • taking advantage of opportunities as they arise [adj]

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