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noun 
  1. The quality of being expedite; efficient promptness; haste; dispatch; speed; quickness; as to carry the mail with expedition.
    • 1719: w:Daniel Defoe, Daniel Defoe, w:Robinson Crusoe, Robinson Crusoe
    • : one of them began to come nearer our boat than at first I expected; but I lay ready for him, for I had loaded my gun with all possible expedition...
      1. A sending forth or setting forth the execution of some object of consequence; progress.
      2. An important enterprise, implying a change of place; especially, a warlike enterprise; a march or a voyage with martial intentions; an excursion by a body of persons for a valuable end; as, a military, naval, exploring, or scientific expedition.
      3. The body of persons making such excursion.
      4. A midsize Ford SUV model. See Wikipedia:Ford Expedition, Ford Expedition
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    Etymology: From expeditio.


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