how to pronounce expediency


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expediency is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of expediency in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… about expediency or politics or any of …”

meanings of expediency


  1. Pursuit of the course of action that brings the desired effect even if it is unjust or unprincipled.
  2. An expedient.
  3. The quality of being fit or suitable to effect some desired end or the purpose intended; suitability for particular circumstance or situation.
  4. Haste; dispatch.

expediency frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word expediency occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics expediency can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that expediency can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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