expedience Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “expedience” in the English Dictionary

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expediencenoun [U]

uk   us   /ɪkˈspiː.di.əns/ (also expediency ) formal
the ​situation in which something is ​helpful or ​useful in a ​particularsituation, but sometimes not ​morallyacceptable: As a ​matter of expedience, we will not be taking on any new ​staff this ​year. I ​think this ​governmentoperates on the ​basis of expediency, not of ​principle.
(Definition of expedience from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “expedience”
in Chinese (Simplified) 权宜之计, 应急办法, 不得已而做的事…
in Chinese (Traditional) 權宜之計, 應急辦法, 逼不得已而做的事…
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