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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others; The quality of being suited to the end in view.

Usage examples (35)
  • His successors proved to be no more fertile in expedience than he (Godon, p. 179). harold Says:
  • Dubai's leadership, however, still views Abu Dhabi's dominance as matter of short term expedience, "Sabra of Eurasia Group said.
  • "expedience", etc. Such clauses are introduced by the conjunction ke:
  • Political expedience is not a positive character trait. for more
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