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  Definition of expedient
  1. a means to an end; not necessarily a principled or ethical one
  2. serving to promote your interest; "was merciful only when mercy was expedient"
  3. appropriate to a purpose; practical; "in the circumstances it was expedient to express loyalty"
See Also: advantageous, convenient, politic, useful, utile

 

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

 

 
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