Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or concerned with what is expedient.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Governed by expediency; seeking advantage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Governed by expediency; seeking advantage; as an expediential policy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to expediency; regulated by expediency: as, an expediential policy.

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Examples

  • What does that mean for expediential increases in governmental and corporate corruption?

    The Outrage Factor Inside The News Media Becomes Overwhelming For Only Those Who Care

  • We are presently experiencing a difficult time to our planned expediential extraction of finite resources on planet Earth.

    Leaked Government Letter

  • So we knew that it would take a little bit of time to catch on and I think because of what Glenn had just touched upon, things have grown at an expediential rate, but I certainly definitely expected it at some point.

    Interview with IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA Stars and Co-Creators Glenn Howerton and Rob McElhenney – Collider.com

  • This great New England group might be enlarged perhaps without loss of quality by the inclusion of Thoreau, who came somewhat before his time, and whose drastic criticism of our expediential and mainly futile civilization would find more intelligent acceptance now than it did then, when all resentment of its defects was specialized in enmity to Southern slavery.

    My First Visit to New England (from Literary Friends and Acquaintance)

  • The demand in wireless data is exploding as can be seen by the expediential growth in the use of Smartphones utilizing voice, video, and data.

  • We are certainly not going to push the envelope and grow this in expediential amount we'll keep it within our risk tolerances, but I think you could comfortably see an increase in this portfolio over the next few quarters on an incremental basis.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

  • The expediential growth in the volume of electronic documents being created and stored in any organisation means that traditional linear review techniques are no longer workable.

    Releases feed from RealWire

  • We'd be happy with $50,000 or $100,000 in sales this quarter, but you're going to see expediential growth as we go forward.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

  • Results are that the formerly called "third World Countries" have developed at expediential rates, while the developed world has become more reliant on those countries for goods and services that they need.

    Alex Jones' Prison Planet.com

  • Of course, if the new owner were to promote the site then the growth would be expediential.

    Digital Point Forums

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