简明英汉词典

expedient
[iks5pi:diEnt]
adj.
有利的
n.
权宜之计

美国传统词典[双解]

expedient
ex.pe.di.ent
AHD:[1k-sp?“d?-…nt]
D.J.[ik6spi8di8*nt]
K.K.[!k6spidi*nt]
adj.(形容词)

(1)

Appropriate to a purpose.
有利的:与目的相称的

(2)

Serving to promote one's interest:
出于私利的:用来为自己利益服务的:
was merciful only when mercy was expedient.
只有仁慈对自己有利时才是仁慈的

(3)

Based on or marked by a concern for self-interest rather than principle; self-interested.
基于私利的:依自身利害而定的,基于私利而非原则考虑的;自私自利

(4)

Obsolete Speedy; expeditious.
【废语】 快速的;仓猝的
n.(名词)

(1)

Something that is a means to an end.
对策:达到目的的方法

(2)

Something contrived or used to meet an urgent need.See Synonyms at makeshift
权宜之计;应急的手段参见 makeshift

语源

(1)

Middle English
中古英语

(2)

from Latin expedi?s expedient- [present participle of] expedore [to make ready] * see expedite
源自 拉丁语 expedi?s expedient- [] expedore的现在分词 [做好准备] *参见 expedite

继承用法

expediently
adv.(副词)

现代英汉词典

expedient
[Ik5spi:dIEnt]
adj.
有用的;有利的
It is expedient that he should go.
他最好还是走。
It is expedient that he should retire at once.
他最好还是立刻退休。

词性变化

expedient
n.
(为达到目的所采取的)手段

现代英汉综合大辞典

expedient
[iks5pi:diEnt]
adj.

(1)

方便的, 合算的, 适宜的

(2)

权宜的, 临时的, 功利主义的, 有利的
do things that are expedient
做合算的事
Do whatever is expedient.
权宜处置, 怎么方便就怎么办。

词性变化

expedient
[iks5pi:diEnt]
n.
应急[简便]办法, 权宜之计
a temporary expedient
权宜手段
go to every expedient
不择手段
He is full of [fruitful in] expedients.
他办法多。

继承用法

expediently
adv.

用法词典

expedient
来自拉丁语expediens
英文相关词典

expedient
appropriate    desirable    fitting    helpful    sensible    useful    wise    inexpedient    

美国传统词典

expedient
ex.pe.di.ent
AHD:[1k-sp?“d?-…nt]
D.J.[ik6spi8di8*nt]
K.K.[!k6spidi*nt]
adj.

(1)

Appropriate to a purpose.

(2)

Serving to promote one's interest:
was merciful only when mercy was expedient.

(3)

Based on or marked by a concern for self-interest rather than principle; self-interested.

(4)

Obsolete Speedy; expeditious.
n.

(1)

Something that is a means to an end.

(2)

Something contrived or used to meet an urgent need.See Synonyms at makeshift

语源

(1)

Middle English

(2)

from Latin expedi?s expedient- [present participle of] expedore [to make ready] * see expedite

继承用法

expediently
adv.

朗文英汉综合电脑词典

expedient
【修】方便,适当;权宜;临时

英汉法学大词典

expedient
n.紧急手段

英汉化学大词典

expedient
adj.临时的,便利的,有利的,合适的权宜之计;n.紧急的手段,办法

英汉计算机大词典

expedient
adj.临时的(便利的,有利的;n.紧急的手段

英汉农牧林大词典

expedient
n.方便的,便利的,临时的

英汉水利大词典

expedient
n.紧急手段,紧急办法,紧急方法

英汉冶金大词典

expedient
n.方法,办法

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