HyperDic: expedience

English > 2 senses of the word expedience:
NOUNattributeexpedience, expediencythe quality of being suited to the end in view
attributeexpedience, opportunism, self-interest, self-seekingtaking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others
expedience > pronunciation
Soundsihkspiy'diyahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > expedience: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being suited to the end in view.
Synonymexpediency
Broaderadvantage, vantageThe quality of having a superior or more favorable position
Oppositeinexpedience, inexpediencyThe quality of being unsuited to the end in view
Spanishconveniencia, oportunidad
Catalanconveniència, oportunitat
Adjectivesexpedientappropriate to a purpose
English > expedience: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningtaking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others.
Synonymsopportunism, self-interest, self-seeking
Broaderselfishnessstinginess resulting from a concern for your own welfare and a disregard of others
Spanishconveniencia, coyunturalismo, interés propio, oportunismo, ventajismo
Catalanoportunisme
Adjectivesexpedientserving to promote your interest

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