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Meaning of expediency

ex•pe•di•en•cy

Pronunciation: (ik-spē'dē-un-sē), [key]
— pl. -cies.
  1. the quality of being expedient; advantageousness; advisability.
  2. a regard for what is politic or advantageous rather than for what is right or just; a sense of self-interest.
  3. something expedient.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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