expediential

[ ik-spee-dee-en-shuh l ]
/ ɪkˌspi diˈɛn ʃəl /

adjective

pertaining to or regulated by expediency.

Origin of expediential

First recorded in 1840–50; expedient + -ial

Related forms

ex·pe·di·en·tial·ly, adverbnon·ex·pe·di·en·tial, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for expediential

expediential

/ (ɪkˌspiːdɪˈɛnʃəl) /

adjective

denoting, based on, or involving expediency

Derived Forms

expedientially, adverb
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