expeditious expeditious  /ˌɛk spə ˈdɪ ʃəs/


  • (adj) marked by speed and efficiency


  1. But while expeditious review and expanded quotas are urgently needed, they will not affect the welfare of the several million Iraqis who have lost their homes and their livelihoods.
  2. She blamed her husband for having failed to file Labor Department papers in a timely fashion, saying, ''I would have pushed to make it more expeditious.
  3. The case for expeditious introduction of universal suffrage has been built on the aspirations of the Hong Kong people.



  1. Paulson described the proposal as "an expeditious solution that is aimed right at the heart of this problem."
    on Sep 18, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: Washington Post

  2. Blagojevich's resignation, followed by an appointment made by a new governor, would "be the most expeditious way for a new senator to be chosen and seated in a manner that would earn the confidence of the people of Illinois and all Americans,"...
    on Dec 10, 2008 By: Harry Reid Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. NBA commissioner David Stern commented: "We are pleased that Michael Jordan's purchase of majority ownership of the Bobcats was approved by the NBA's Board of Governors and closed in such a smooth and expeditious fashion."
    on Mar 17, 2010 By: David Stern Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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