Definition for EX-PE'DI-ENCE, or EX-PE'DI-EN-CY

EX-PE'DI-ENCE, or EX-PE'DI-EN-CY, n. [See Speed, Expedient and Expedite.]

  1. Fitness or suitableness to effect some good end or the purpose intended; propriety under the particular circumstances of a case. The practicability of a measure is often obvious, when the expedience of it is questionable.
  2. Expedition; adventure. [Not now used.] Shak.
  3. Expedition; haste; dispatch. [Not now used.] Shak.

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