Definition of Expedients

1. Noun. (plural of expedient) ¹



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Definition of Expedients

1. expedient [n] - See also: expedient

Lexicographical Neighbors of Expedients

expectorator
expects
expede
expediant
expediate
expediated
expediates
expediating
expedience
expediences
expediencies
expediency
expedient
expediential
expediently
expedients
expediment
expediments
expeditate
expeditated
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expeditating
expedite
expedited
expeditely
expediteness
expediter
expediters
expedites
expediting

Literary usage of Expedients

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Law of Railways: Embracing Corporations, Eminent Domain, Contracts by Isaac Fletcher Redfield (1869)
"There have been some expedients resorted to for the purpose of enabling companies to complete their works, without the requisite capital, ..."

2. Our Social Heritage by Graham Wallas (1921)
"CHAPTER III GROUP COOPERATION IN the last chapter I discussed certain socially inherited expedients by which the work and thought of individual human beings ..."

3. The Elements of English Constitutional History: From the Earliest Times to by Francis Charles Montague (1903)
"Other Financial Expedients.—Distraint of Knight- hood.—Another means of exaction was the enforcement of obsolete laws and doubtful claims of the Crown. ..."

4. Social life of the Chinese: With Some Account of Their Religious by Justus Doolittle (1866)
"Unjust and unlawful Expedients used by Examiners: Graduation ... Unjust and unlawful Expedients to succeed used by Competitors: An able Writer is hired ..."

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