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Of or relating to carpetbaggers or their practices.
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relating to carpetbaggers or to the practice of carpetbaggers
1. the practice of carpetbaggers
2. (Commerce) any short-term involvement in a business venture for the purpose of making a quick profit, esp by nefarious means
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|Adj.||1.||carpetbagging - presumptuously seeking success or a position in a new locality; "a carpetbag stranger"; "a capetbag politician"|
expedient - serving to promote your interest; "was merciful only when mercy was expedient"
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