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Определение expedient to в Английский Язык Английский Язык словарь

expedient
An easy or simple method; a shortcut

They increased profits by the simple expedient of selling a smaller bottle for the same price.

expedient
Simple, easy, or quick; convenient

Most people, faced with a decision, will choose the most expedient option.

expedient
contributing to personal advantage
expedient
{n} a way, means, temporary advice, art
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"
expedient
Quick; expeditious
expedient
Hastening or forward; hence, tending to further or promote a proposed object; fit or proper under the circumstances; conducive to self-interest; desirable; advisable; advantageous; sometimes contradistinguished from right
expedient
appropriate to a purpose; practical; "in the circumstances it was expedient to express loyalty
expedient
That which serves to promote or advance; suitable means to accomplish an end
expedient
appropriate to a purpose; practical; "in the circumstances it was expedient to express loyalty"
expedient
An expedient is an action that achieves a particular purpose, but may not be morally right. Surgical waiting lists were reduced by the simple expedient of striking off all patients awaiting varicose vein operations
expedient
a means to an end; not necessarily a principled or ethical one
expedient
If it is expedient to do something, it is useful or convenient to do it, even though it may not be morally right. Governments frequently ignore human rights abuses in other countries if it is politically expedient to do so. helping you to deal with a problem quickly and effectively although sometimes in a way that is not morally right   inexpedient (present participle of expedire; EXPEDITE). a quick and effective way of dealing with a problem
expedient
{s} advantageous, beneficial, worthwhile
expedient
Means devised in an exigency; shift
expedient
serving to promote your interest; "was merciful only when mercy was expedient"
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
expedient
{i} means to an end; resource
expedient to

    Расстановка переносов

    ex·pe·di·ent to

    Турецкое произношение

    îkspidiınt tı

    Произношение

    /əkˈspēdēənt tə/ /ɪkˈspiːdiːənt tə/

    Слово дня

    abacinate
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