Definition of expediency in English:
The quality of being convenient and practical despite possibly being improper or immoral; convenience: an act of political expediency
More example sentences
- That creation can only be regarded as one of expediency and convenience.
- With a national election looming next year, the dispute is charged with allegations of political expediency.
- Jefferson's acts as president possess a coherence beyond the accidents of expediency.
convenience, advantage, advantageousness, usefulness, utility, benefit, profitability, profit, gain, gainfulness, effectiveness;
prudence, judiciousness, desirability, suitability, advisability, appropriateness, appropriacy, aptness, fitness, timeliness, opportunism, propitiousness
Words that rhyme with expediencyidiocy • saliency
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