- put more emphasis on expediency than on principle
- —W. H. Jones
Examples of expediency in a Sentence
the expediency of such a plan is questionable
Recent Examples of expediency from the Web
Pace said the space council opted for a bottom-up process in the name of expediency, rather than trying to create an international treaty.
That advanced level of completion has caused Zidek and Madden to push for expediency from their colleagues.
Diplomats on each side angle and negotiate to come out on top of a particular issue with political expediency.
But the major standouts are Rihanna, Awkwafina and Anne Hathaway, who all deliver memorable performances in roles that could have been one-dimensional for expediency’s sake.
This feels like a gaping hole in the narrative — a parent brushed aside for expediency’s sake — though Alam also suggests that a black father’s objections to the adoption would be disregarded by a judge.
According to the New York Daily News, Simpson herself outlined the horrific expediency of the injustice carried out against the then teenager.
Such prudent measures would take work and would require governing to be put ahead of political expediency.
Evangelicals’ tenacious affection for Donald Trump is not a bug driven by expediency.
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