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expediter

or ex·pe·di·tor

[ek-spi-dahy-ter]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that expedites something, especially one employed to move shipments on schedule, as for a railroad.

Origin of expediter

First recorded in 1890–95; expedite + -er1
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Examples from the Web for expediter

Historical Examples

  • Happily, an expediter was not needed in the Transbalkanian Steel Complex.

    Expediter

    Dallas McCord Reynolds

  • And your precious Josip Pekic, your expediter, has removed him from his position as supreme presider of agriculture in Bosnatia.

    Expediter

    Dallas McCord Reynolds

  • His right-hand man had not failed to note that he was now being given full credit for the expediter idea.

    Expediter

    Dallas McCord Reynolds

  • The expediter found them though they be as far away as England, and flew them by chartered plane to California.

    Expediter

    Dallas McCord Reynolds


British Dictionary definitions for expediter

expediter

expeditor

noun
  1. a person who expedites something, esp a person employed in an industry to ensure that work on each job progresses efficiently
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