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Acting or done with speed and efficiency. See Synonyms at fast1.

ex′pe·di′tious·ly adv.
ex′pe·di′tious·ness n.
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Noun1.expeditiousness - the property of being prompt and efficient; "it was done with dispatch"
celerity, rapidity, rapidness, speediness, quickness - a rate that is rapid
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Then, there is the growing number of the wrongfully incarcerated; sent to prison by overzealous prosecutors, ineffective defense attorneys, corrupt police investigations, faulty eyewitnesses, and a wholly flawed criminal justice system designed not for justice but for expeditiousness and finality--designed to feed the clanking machine that is the prison-industrial complex.
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'Whether it is the PML-N, PTI or PPP, it will be a great loss to the nation if the accountability process suffers due to political expeditiousness.' He said he too had appeared before NAB and answered their queries.
(64) The five TCPS areas are: (1) access to justice; (2) expeditiousness and timeliness; (3) equality, fairness, and integrity; (4) independence and accountability; and (5) public trust and confidence.
"We found that the depth and scope of the issues we identified are a symptom of a long-standing agency culture that seemingly valued expeditiousness and flexibility over following established policies and procedures," the IG said in its review.
Instead of hindering the expeditiousness of dispute resolution, class arbitration actually acted in furtherance of it, Justice Breyer argued.
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