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  • v. Present participle of expedite.


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  • To interfere with that is usually what we call expediting, and that is something we prefer to avoid.


  • The real estate office handling the deal/closing should be able to assist in expediting the FM-3 or arranging someone to get it for you.

    FM 3 and house closing

  • Hong Kong would welcome Canadian support in expediting full normalization of relations between North America and Vietnam -- a reconciliation that troubled country, and those of its citizens so desperate to leave it, urgently need.

    Hong Kong: Myths and Realities

  • Since that date no time has been lost in expediting operations in order that the enterprise may become income producing at the earliest possible period.

    Niagara's Power: Past, Present, Prospective

  • The word expediting is derived from a Latin word meaning "to free one caught by the foot."

    Purchasing - Top Stories

  • One of Zakarian's partners hears it on television and calls the kitchen, where Zakarian is "expediting" -- arranging crispy fennel on a plate of smoked salmon, a $14 appetizer.

    So, You Want To Open A Restaurant?

  • Richard Holbrooke, the U.S. special representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan, raised the idea of expediting the distribution of a portion of the aid in a meeting with top House Democrats last week, congressional officials said.

    U.S. Looks to Accelerate Emergency Aid to Islamabad

  • Back in March it was Supervisor Russell who contacted me and offered to assist us in "expediting" the variance process.

    Is Southold Holding up Wind Power at Shinn Estate Vineyards?

  • In numerous political campaigns waged by the CCP in recent decades, prosecutors and judges have played a pivotal role in "expediting" the incrimination of "counterrevolutionaries."

    The Crackdown to Come

  • At the Bush administration's request, we have suggested changes to the H-2A program, such as expediting the application process and faxing guest-worker approval notices, instead of relying on "snail mail" while highly perishable crops await timely harvesters.

    Food for Thought

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