Etymology
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expedience (n.)

mid-15c., "advantage, benefit," from Old French expedience, from Late Latin expedientia, from expedientem (see expedient). From "that which is expedient," the sense tends toward "utilitarian wisdom." Meaning "quality of being expedient" is from 1610s. Related: Expediency (1610s).

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Definitions of expedience

expedience (n.)
the quality of being suited to the end in view;
Synonyms: expediency
expedience (n.)
taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others;
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