(of an action) Convenient and practical, although possibly improper or immoral,
(of an action) Convenient and practical, although possibly improper or immoral
either side could break the agreement if it were expedient to do so
(of an action) Suitable or appropriate
holding a public inquiry into the scheme was not expedient
A means of attaining an end, esp. one that is convenient but considered improper or immoral
the current policy is a political expedient
a means to an end; not necessarily a principled or ethical one
serving to promote your interest; "was merciful only when mercy was expedient"
appropriate to a purpose; practical; "in the circumstances it was expedient to express loyalty"
(expediently) in an expedient manner
(expedience) opportunism: taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others
(expediency) expedience: the quality of being suited to the end in view
An easy or simple method; a shortcut; Simple, easy, or quick; convenient; Governed by self-interest, often short-term self-interest
(expediency) The quality of being fit or suitable to effect some desired end or the purpose intended; suitability for particular circumstance or situation; Pursuit of the course of action that brings the desired effect even if it is unjust or unprincipled; Haste; dispatch; An expedient
(expedience) Competitive edge often comes from being first to market, in such cases, technical accuracy may be sacrificed for speed.
(expediency) (n) - that which is advisable or practical
(expediency) appropriate for the purpose at hand
proper under the circumstances
appropriate or useful in attaining a particular goal