Expediential Ex*pe`di*en"tial Governed by expediency; seeking advantage; as an expediential policy. ``Calculating, expediential understanding.'' --Hare. -- {Ex*pe`di*en"tial*ly}, adv. ?. [1913 Webster]

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  • expedientially — expedienˈtially adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑expedient …   Useful english dictionary

  • expedient — (adj.) late 14c., advantageous, fit, proper, from O.Fr. expedient (14c.) or directly from L. expedientem (nom. expediens) beneficial, prp. of expedire make fit or ready, prepare (see EXPEDITE (Cf. expedite)). The noun meaning a device adopted in… …   Etymology dictionary

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