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tr.v. ex·pe·dit·ed, ex·pe·dit·ing, ex·pe·dites
To speed up the progress of or execute quickly: expedite the review of a legal case; expedite a loan application.

[Latin expedīre, expedīt-, to free from entanglements, make ready; see ped- in Indo-European roots.]

ex′pe·dit′er, ex′pe·di′tor n.
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(ˈɛkspɪˌdaɪtə) or


(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a person who expedites something, esp a person employed in an industry to ensure that work on each job progresses efficiently
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Samples were delivered by Banyan personnel or a dedicated expediter to the Bureau Veritas, Whitehorse preparatory laboratory where samples are prepared and then shipped to Bureau Veritas's Analytical laboratory in Vancouver, B.C.
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Coming back to the company's base of operations in the UAE, Ameri says that while he sees Expo 2020 as an expediter for the local construction industry, especially in Dubai, he also thinks there's more to the country than just the Expo.
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O'Brien on what he feels are important qualities for a city manager: "You have to be a catalyst, a convener, an expediter and a facilitator.
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