expeditious

[ ek-spi-dish-uhs ]
/ ˌɛk spɪˈdɪʃ əs /

adjective

characterized by promptness; quick: an expeditious answer to an inquiry.

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Origin of expeditious

First recorded in 1590–1600; exped(ition) + -itious

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British Dictionary definitions for expeditious

expeditious
/ (ˌɛkspɪˈdɪʃəs) /

adjective

characterized by or done with speed and efficiency; prompt; quick

Derived forms of expeditious

expeditiously, adverbexpeditiousness, noun
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