Adjective(1) not suitable or advisable(2) not appropriate to the purpose
(1) Memory space is limited, so we have to use it economically, storing as little as possible and forgetting as soon as is expedient .(2) With a state election only weeks away, it was expedient to hijack an existing party rather than set up their own structures.(3) His positions have perfectly tracked whatever was politically expedient at the moment.(4) It is expedient to resume the practice, which existed in the not so distant past, of exchanging military specialists, scientific collectives, and major experts in the naval sphere.(5) In the case of Japanese traditional arts, the vehicle of this double transformation, the expedient means, is regular training or practice.(6) It was decided that creating a new line on the south side of the river would be the most expedient method to effect a double-track railroad.(7) Such expedient measures can be made to work, but their common fault is that they are almost always too low.(8) While we do not share his belief that the railways ought to be renationalised, we say that over the last 35 years expedient decisions have left the UK at a distinct disadvantage.(9) It could amount to point-scoring of the shallowest kind to seize upon any philosopher's distrait comments in order to exploit what then becomes a rather too expedient relevance to a question in hand.(10) For example, a two-echelon formation is the most typical and possibly the most expedient one in a given situation.(11) Yet in practice this apparently simple expedient is frequently impossible.(12) He acknowledged implicitly that there can be a difference between what is right and what is convenient, or politically expedient , or electorally popular.(13) I do not expect a reasonable or even expedient response to this question.(14) Policing is only practicable and therefore expedient if the court acting in that role has power to enforce its powers if disobeyed.(15) But the ultimate decision as to whether it is possible and expedient to hold the elections at any given point of time must rest with the Election Commission.(16) Of course, in the world of broadcasting what is possible is often undone by what is profitable - or politically expedient .
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