Expede Ex*pede"v. t. To expedite; to hasten. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • expede — ex·pede …   English syllables

  • expede — ekˈspēd transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin expedire to set free, make ready Scots law : to obtain, issue, or take out officially the letter formerly expeded under the dictation of your right honorable mother Sir Walter Scott …   Useful english dictionary

  • impede — verb to get in the way of; to hinder Ant: assist, help, expede, expedite See Also: expede, expedite …   Wiktionary

  • expedient — 1. adjective Simple, easy, or quick; convenient. Most people, faced with a decision, will choose the most expedient option. See Also: expede, expedience, expediency, expedite, expedition …   Wiktionary

  • expedite — verb /ˈɛk.spəˌdaɪt,ˈɛk.spɪˌdaɪt/ a) To accelerate the progress of. He expedited the search by alphabetizing the papers. b) To perform (a task) fast and efficiently. Ant …   Wiktionary

  • expedience — noun a) The quality of being fit or suitable to effect some desired end or the purpose intended; propriety or advisability under the particular circumstances of a case. We must spring into action with a relentless sense of expedience and… …   Wiktionary

  • expediency — noun /ɛksˈpiːdɪənci/ a) The quality of being fit or suitable to effect some desired end or the purpose intended; suitability for particular circumstance or situation. b) Pursuit of the course of action that brings the desired effect even if it is …   Wiktionary

  • aerograma — s. m. Carta que se expede por avião …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • escrivão — s. m. 1. Oficial público que escreve e expede os autos judiciais. 2. Tabelião, notário; escriba; copista; escrevente. 3.  [Popular] [Entomologia] Inseto coleóptero que ataca a videira. 4. escrivão da pena grande: varredor de ruas. 5. escrivão da… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • expedicionário — |eis| adj. 1. Relativo a uma expedição. • s. m. 2. Indivíduo que faz parte de uma expedição. 3.  [Comércio] Aquele que expede mercadorias por conta alheia …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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