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Expedient (IPA: /ɪkˈspidiənt/)


Expedient (a.)

Hastening or forward; hence, tending to further or promote a proposed object; fit or proper under the circumstances; conducive to self-interest; desirable; advisable; advantageous; -- sometimes contradistinguished from right.

Expedient (a.)

Quick; expeditious.

Expedient (n.)

That which serves to promote or advance; suitable means to accomplish an end.

Expedient (n.)

Means devised in an exigency; shift.

Expedient Synonyms

Useful, Timeserving, Opportunist, Appropriate, Convenient, Advantageous, Politic, Utile, Opportunistic

Expedient Synonyms

Politic

Expedient Synonyms

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Expedient Rhymes




Expedient, Ingredient, Obedient
Disobedient

Spanish Translation

Expedient in Spanish is Conveniente

Tagalog Translation

Expedient in Tagalog is Kapaki-pakinabang

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It may be expedient but it is not just that some should have less in order that others may prosper." - John Rawls

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The meme for blind faith secures its own perpetuation by the simple unconscious expedient of discouraging rational inquiry." - Richard Dawkins


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