Definisi 'expedient'

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adjective
1 serving to promote your interest Terjemahkan
Example:
was merciful only when mercy was expedient
source: wordnet30
2 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. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913
adjective satellite
3 appropriate to a purpose; practical Terjemahkan
Example:
in the circumstances it was expedient to express loyalty
source: wordnet30
noun
4 a means to an end; not necessarily a principled or ethical one Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30
5 That which serves to promote or advance; suitable means to accomplish an end. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
expedience, opportunism, self-interest, self-seeking, in, advantageous, convenient, politic, useful, utile, agency, means, way, make-do, makeshift, stopgap, crutch, improvisation, opportunist, opportunistic, timeserving, carpetbag,

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