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  • nounstopgap
  • nounappropriateness

synonyms for expediency

  • practicality
  • contrivance
  • expedience
  • expedient
  • make-do
  • makeshift
See also synonyms for: expediencies
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How to use expediency in a sentence

Even their local government—not an entity typically associated with expediency—released an app that gave citizens connected access to services in a fraction of the usual time.
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For one insurance company, it has taken her seven months so far to get in-network, despite their promises of expediency.
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When given the opportunity, states have often played with definitions of humanity for political expediency, to bolster their power, or to confer an advantage on a specific group.
A 'MISSISSIPPI COMPROMISE' ON ABORTION WOULD THREATEN ALL OUR FREEDOMSANTHONY D. ROMERODECEMBER 16, 2021TIME
The House arrived at that number because of political expediency — and it has stayed there because of it, too.
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The 14 members of the panel have spent the past several months grappling with questions about balancing fairness and expediency.
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The only reason, the only thing that changed is the political expediency.
NORTH COUNTY REPORT: AN ACTIVIST ON HIS AGENDA FOR NORTH COUNTY AND BEYONDKAYLA JIMENEZJUNE 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Mr. Jackson supposed that Parliament had a right to tax America, but he much doubted the expediency of the present act.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
But Nature's voice is far less often heard than that of her adversary, expediency.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Hard is the contest between affection and expediency, when it is raised by the question of circumstances.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Therefore our political questions have been questions of expediency rather than of principle.
THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
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