Bedeutung von “expedient” — Learner’s Dictionary

expedient

adjective us uk /ɪkˈspiːdiənt/ formal

An expedient action achieves a useful purpose, although it may not be moral:

It might be expedient not to pay him until the work is finished.
expediency noun [ U ] us uk /ɪkˈspiːdiənsi/

the quality of being expedient:

an issue of political expediency

(Definition von “expedient adjective” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)