Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Hastily; quickly.
  • In an expedient manner; fitly; suitably; conveniently.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In an expedient manner; fitly; suitably; conveniently.
  • adverb obsolete With expedition; quickly.

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  • adverb In an expedient manner

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in an expedient manner

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Examples

  • I will say again, and hold to it, that the best gun a hunter can kill an animal with expediently is the one he shoots well.

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  • I will say again, and hold to it, that the best gun a hunter can kill an animal with expediently is the one he shoots well.

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  • Accordingly, she is harshly critical of those — American Jewish leaders in particular — who have "expediently" used the memory of the Holocaust to further this or that communal purpose.

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  • The Government "expediently" bring forward legislation to provide the governance and funding framework for NBN Co.

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  • The Government "expediently" bring forward legislation to provide the governance and funding framework for NBN Co.

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  • The Government "expediently" bring forward legislation to provide the governance and funding framework for NBN Co.

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  • The Government "expediently" bring forward legislation to provide the governance and funding framework for NBN Co.

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  • In other words, Sadat -- the most hated man in the Middle East and the one who was held responsible for Egypt's precariousness, thanks to his having made peace with Israel -- had now been expediently sacrificed for the common good.

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  • In other words, Sadat -- the most hated man in the Middle East and the one who was held responsible for Egypt's precariousness, thanks to his having made peace with Israel -- had now been expediently sacrificed for the common good.

    Gary S. Chafetz: Mubarak's Turn

  • I wish the Nuggets solved this problem more expediently, but big-business negotiations are rarely swift, harmonious endeavors.

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