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Overview of noun expedient

The noun expedient has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. expedient

(a means to an end; not necessarily a principled or ethical one)


Overview of adj expedient

The adj expedient has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) expedient

(serving to promote your interest; "was merciful only when mercy was expedient")

2. expedient

(appropriate to a purpose; practical; "in the circumstances it was expedient to express loyalty")

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