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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -expedience-, *expedience*.
English-Thai: HOPE Dictionary [with local updates]
expedience(อิคซฺพี'เดินซี,-พี'เดินซฺ) n. ความสะดวก,ความเหมาะสม,ความได้เปรียบ,ความง่าย,แผนฉุกเฉิน,แผนเฉพาะกาล, Syn. aptness

CMU English Pronouncing Dictionary
EXPEDIENCE    IH0 K S P IY1 D IY0 AH0 N S

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
expedience    (n) (i1 k s p ii1 d i@ n s)

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
好都合[こうつごう, koutsugou] (adj-na,n) convenient; favorable; favourable; expedient; expedience; (P) [Add to Longdo]
不都合[ふつごう, futsugou] (adj-na,n) inconvenience; inexpedience; trouble; harm; impropriety; wrongdoing; (P) [Add to Longdo]
便宜[べんぎ, bengi] (adj-na,n,adj-no) convenience; accommodation; advantage; expedience; (P) [Add to Longdo]

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Expedience \Ex*pe"di*ence\, Expediency \Ex*pe"di*en*cy\,, n.
     1. The quality of being expedient or advantageous; fitness or
        suitableness to effect a purpose intended; adaptedness to
        self-interest; desirableness; advantage; advisability; --
        sometimes contradistinguished from {moral rectitude} or
        {principle}.
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              Divine wisdom discovers no expediency in vice.
                                                    --Cogan.
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              To determine concerning the expedience of action.
                                                    --Sharp.
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              Much declamation may be heard in the present day
              against expediency, as if it were not the proper
              object of a deliberative assembly, and as if it were
              only pursued by the unprincipled.     --Whately.
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     2. Expedition; haste; dispatch. [Obs.]
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              Making hither with all due expedience. --Shak.
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     3. An expedition; enterprise; adventure. [Obs.]
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              Forwarding this dear expedience.      --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  expedience
      n 1: the quality of being suited to the end in view [syn:
           {expedience}, {expediency}] [ant: {inexpedience},
           {inexpediency}]
      2: taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the
         consequences for others [syn: {opportunism}, {self-interest},
         {self-seeking}, {expedience}]

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