Translation of "expedient" - English-Turkish dictionary


adjective uk us /ɪkˈspiːdiənt/ formal

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

(ahlakî olmasa da) işine gelen, yararına olan, uygun
It might be expedient not to pay him until the work is finished.
expediency uk us /ɪkˈspiːdiənsi/ noun [ U ]

when something is expedient

işine gelme, çıkarına olma
an issue of political expediency

(Translation of “expedient adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)