Bedeutung von "expedient" - als Fremdsprache


adjective uk us /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 uk us /ɪkˈspiːdiənsi/ noun [ U ]

the quality of being expedient:

an issue of political expediency

(Definition von "expedient adjective" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)