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Meaning of EXPEDITIOUS

Pronunciation:  `ekspi'dishus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  characterized by speed and efficiency
 

EXPEDITIOUS is a 11 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: efficient, prompt, timesaving
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex`pe*di"tious\, a.
Possessed of, or characterized by, expedition, or efficiency
and rapidity in action; performed with, or acting with,
expedition; quick; having celerity; speedily; as, an
expeditious march or messenger. -- {Ex`pe*di"tious*ly}, adv.
-- {Ex`pe*di"tious*ness}, n.

Syn: Prompt; ready; speedy; alert. See {Prompt}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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