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

English-Thai: Nontri Dictionary
expediency(n) ความเหมาะสม,ความสะดวก,ความได้เปรียบ,ความง่าย

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

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

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
応変[おうへん, ouhen] (n) appropriate (urgent) response; expediency [Add to Longdo]
権道[けんどう, kendou] (n) inappropriate means to a worthy end; expediency [Add to Longdo]
御都合主義;ご都合主義[ごつごうしゅぎ, gotsugoushugi] (n) opportunism; double standards; timeserving; expediency [Add to Longdo]
不得策[ふとくさく, futokusaku] (adj-na,n) unwise plan; bad policy; inexpediency [Add to Longdo]
不便[ふべん, fuben] (adj-na,n) inconvenience; inexpediency; unhandiness; (P) [Add to Longdo]
不利益[ふりえき, furieki] (adj-na,n) disadvantage; handicap; drawback; inadvisability; inexpediency; (P) [Add to Longdo]
便宜主義[べんぎしゅぎ, bengishugi] (n) opportunism; expediency [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]:

  expediency
      n 1: the quality of being suited to the end in view [syn:
           {expedience}, {expediency}] [ant: {inexpedience},
           {inexpediency}]

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