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Definition:
  • a means to an end; not necessarily a principled or ethical one;
  • serving to promote your interest; "was merciful only when mercy was expedient";
  • appropriate to a purpose; practical; "in the circumstances it was expedient to express loyalty";

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    See Also: advantageous, convenient, politic, useful, utile

     

    Hyponyms: makeshift, stopgap, crutch, improvisation, temporary expedient, pis aller, last resort

     

     
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