expeditiously expeditiously  /ˌɛk spə ˈdɪ ʃəs li/


  • (adv) with efficiency; in an efficient manner


  1. Now all parties have learned to process the masses of paper more expeditiously, and SSA asserts that it gets a check out in ten days, on the average.
  2. The Senate should act expeditiously to approve her nomination.
  3. Those who have borne the burden of war for our sake must be treated fairly and expeditiously as they seek compensation for disability or illness.


  • Execution on hold, but case continues

    Prosecutors in the Nathan Dunlap case have asked Chief Judge William Blair Sylvester to resolve anticipated defense motions expeditiously.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: KMGH 7 Denver


  1. Emerging from a two-hour negotiating session, Sen. Chris Dodd said, "We are very confident that we can act expeditiously."
    on Sep 25, 2008 By: Chris Dodd Source: Washington Post

  2. "The IMF is moving expeditiously to help Ukraine," IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn said in a press release.
    on Oct 26, 2008 By: Dominique Strauss-Kahn Source: Forbes

  3. "We are hopeful that a newly elected board will act expeditiously to replace management and hold the new team accountable for performance moving forward," Icahn wrote.
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: Carl Icahn Source: Vancouver Sun

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