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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A means to an end adj. - Serving to promote your interest adj. - Appropriate to a purpose.

Usage examples (40)
  • Given the warnings it would seem expedient to determine its current status.
  • In the circumstances it was expedient to express loyalty
  • Was merciful only when mercy was expedient
  • But again that was a short term expedient not a long term measure. for more
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