noun, plural ex·pe·di·en·cies.
Origin of expediency
Related formsnon·ex·pe·di·ence, nounnon·ex·pe·di·en·cy, noun
Examples from the Web for expediency
These all-clear fliers are filtered through special lines for expediency.How to Skip the Airport Security Line During Thanksgiving|Nina Strochlic|November 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His cabinet has ceased attending meetings of the Expediency Council, whose members represent the interests of the clerical elite.
I have spoken to some members of the Expediency Council and the Assembly of Experts about them, too.
Government, by whatever name it is called, is a matter of experience and expediency.The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner|Charles Dudley Warner
From this statement Congress will judge of the expediency of directing a rehearing in both cases.
It included, to the full extent, the doctrine of expediency denounced by Abolitionists.An Essay on Slavery and Abolitionism|Catharine E. Beecher
He pretended to consult Phineas as to the expediency of his returning to Saulsby.Phineas Redux|Anthony Trollope
Neither tradition nor expediency has any place in the heart that has learnt to prize, to reverence, and to obey the Word of God.Notes on the Book of Leviticus|C. H. Mackintosh