Definition of expeditious in English:

expeditious

Line breaks: ex¦ped|itious
Pronunciation: /ˌɛkspɪˈdɪʃəs
 
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adjective

Derivatives

expeditiously

adverb
More example sentences
  • We believe that the long arm of justice is going to prevail ultimately, and we will work as quickly and professionally and expeditiously as we can.
  • We're going to try to get through this as quickly and as expeditiously as possible.
  • Can such situations be acted upon more expeditiously?

expeditiousness

noun
More example sentences
  • Sometimes, in our expeditiousness to move the world down the path towards the workers' Utopia, we aren't cognizant of who we are excluding from the process.
  • Committees were appointed by the town, and in a rare display of unanimity and expeditiousness, they agreed on the location, dimensions, and cost of a more splendid meetinghouse.
  • The principle is articulated into three main standards: equality of arms; publicity of proceedings; and expeditiousness of proceedings.

Origin

late 15th century: from expedition + -ous.

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