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Definition of "expedience" [ex•pe•di•ence]

  • Expediency. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "expedience" in a sentence
  • "His successors proved to be no more fertile in expedience than he (Godon, p. 179). harold Says:"
  • "Extensive efforts (intellectual, spiritual and structural) have been undertaken to establish this continuity and preserve it in light of the changing fabric of the human experience and to ignore these efforts in favor of some revisionist notion of religion as changing out of pure expedience is as cynical as it is ignorant."
  • "These children will inherit the repercussions of our actions on the environment, but hopefully not our shortsightedness; expedience is no longer an excuse for turning a blind eye."