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Military mission   /mˈɪlətˌɛri mˈɪʃən/   Listen
Military mission

noun
1.
An operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters.  Synonym: mission.






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"Military mission" Quotes from Famous Books



... for the study of it, to the authorities and officials of all kinds who applied to him. A sorrowful man—but a very busy one. Marsworth was making his mark in the Intelligence Department of the War Office, and was being freely named as the head of an important Military Mission to one of the Allied Headquarters. What would become of Cicely and the wedding, if the post were given him, and—as was probable—at a day's warning—was not quite clear. Cicely, however, took it calmly. 'They can't give us less than three hours' notice—and if ...
— Missing • Mrs. Humphry Ward

... Chief Gas Officer of Sir Julian Byng's army and a member of the British Military Mission to the United States, has published a volume on "Gas and Flame in Modern Warfare" (George ...
— Creative Chemistry - Descriptive of Recent Achievements in the Chemical Industries • Edwin E. Slosson



Words linked to "Military mission" :   direct support, military operation, military machine, war machine, armed forces, search mission, military, combat mission, search and destroy mission, armed services, operation



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