expede

transitive verb

ex·​pede
ekˈspēd
-ed/-ing/-s
Scots law
: to obtain, issue, or take out officially
the letter formerly expeded under the dictation of your right honorable motherSir Walter Scott

Word History

Etymology

Latin expedire to set free, make ready

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“Expede.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expede. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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