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expediency (s) (noun), expediencies (pl)
1. The use of methods that bring the most immediate benefits, based on practical rather than moral considerations: For reasons of expediency, Ted decided to take a shortcut to the hospital to get his wife there on time for the birth of their baby.
2. The feature or characteristic of being compatible or acceptable to bring about a desired result or an intended objective: It proved to be an expediency to have the equipment in the fitness room already set up before the students entered for their exercises.
3. Adherence to self-serving means: Sharon was an ambitious politician who was guided by expediency rather than principle.
Something that is necessary or convenient for a special purpose.
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Something that is convenient, practical, or suitable for a desired result or purpose. (1)