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expedition   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 ˏєkspIˋdIʃәn 〕

Pronunciation

〔 ˏekspiˊdiʃn 〕


Overview of noun expedition

The noun expedition has 5 senses


  • expedition, military expedition, hostile expedition -- (a military campaign designed to achieve a specific objective in a foreign country)

  • expedition -- (an organized group of people undertaking a journey for a particular purpose; "an expedition was sent to explore Mars")

  • expedition -- (a journey organized for a particular purpose)

  • excursion, jaunt, outing, junket, pleasure trip, expedition, sashay -- (a journey taken for pleasure; "many summer excursions to the shore"; "it was merely a pleasure trip"; "after cautious sashays into the field")

  • dispatch, despatch, expedition, expeditiousness -- (the property of being prompt and efficient; "it was done with dispatch")