Definition of Temporary expedient
1. Noun. An unplanned expedient.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Temporary Expedient
Literary usage of Temporary expedient
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine by George Bacon Wood (1858)
"Nevertheless, when the danger of death from suffocation is imminent, the practitioner would be justified in resorting to it M a temporary expedient. ..."
2. Public Administration in Massachusetts: The Relation of Central to Local by Robert Harvey Whitten (1898)
"Nevertheless it is felt that they are merely a temporary expedient; that sooner or later some plan will be adopted to provide for the common needs of the ..."
3. The Future of German Industrial Exports: Practical Suggestions for by Siegfried Herzog (1918)
"... temporary expedient—Meeting the World's Prejudice with Guile—Denationalization, a Commercial Masquerade—Soothing Propaganda—Meeting the American Menace. ..."
4. The Three Ages of Progress by Julius Emil DeVos (1899)
"A temporary expedient. When there was no other check to the violence of the princes than the Church of God, she enjoyed political supremacy among the ..."
5. Imperial Fiscal Reform by Vincent Henry Penalver Caillard (1903)
"CHAPTER I THE BURDEN OF THE INCOME-TAX PAYER High level of expenditure unavoidable—Income-tax originally a temporary expedient—Mr. Gladstone's views ..."
6. Imperial Fiscal Reform by Vincent Henry Penalver Caillard (1903)
"i Y CHAPTER I THE BURDEN OF THE INCOME-TAX PAYER High level of expenditure unavoidable — Income-tax originally a temporary expedient — Mr. Gladstone's views ..."