Word: expedient

Category: expedient

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Synonyms: expedient

waste time, dally, dawdle, loiter, linger, take one's time, delay, temporize, stall, procrastinate, pussyfoot around, drag one's feet, dither, hesitate, falter, vacillate, waver, hem and haw, shilly-shally, lollygag, let the grass grow under one's feet, tarry, dillydally, shillyshally, drag one's heels

Translations: expedient

spanish
expediente, tempestivo


german
mittel, nützlich, zweckmäßig, hilfsmittel

french
moyen, opportun, avantageux, expédient, approprié, ...

italian
opportuno, conveniente, utile

dutch
raadzaam, gepast, geschikt, middel

russian
пригодный, надлежащий, соответствующий, выгодный, подходящий, ...

swedish
lämplig

finnish
keino, edullinen, konsti

czech
účelný, vhodný, prospěšný, výhodný

polish
celowy, stosowny, zabieg, wygodny, korzystny

turkish
çare

greek
σκόπιμος

ukrainian
доцільний, придатний, вигідний

estonian
vahend, soodus, kohane

croatian
smicalica

slovak
vhodný

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The meaning and "use of": expedient

adjective
  • (of an action) convenient and practical, although possibly improper or immoral.

noun
  • a means of attaining an end, especially one that is convenient but considered improper or immoral.

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