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Engelsk navneord: expedition

1. expedition (om handling) a military campaign designed to achieve a specific objective in a foreign country


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hostile expedition, military expedition


Mindre specifikke termercampaign, military campaign


Mere specifikke termerCrusade


Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

2. expedition (om gruppe) an organized group of people undertaking a journey for a particular purpose


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn expedition was sent to explore Mars.


Mindre specifikke termerworking group, working party


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerLewis and Clark Expedition

3. expedition (om handling) a journey organized for a particular purpose


Mindre specifikke termerjourney, journeying


Mere specifikke termercampaign, exploration, geographic expedition, hunting expedition, safari, scouting trip

4. expedition (om handling) a journey taken for pleasure


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMany summer excursions to the shore.
It was merely a pleasure trip.
After cautious sashays into the field.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)excursion, jaunt, junket, outing, pleasure trip, sashay


Mindre specifikke termerjourney, journeying


Mere specifikke termerairing, field trip

5. expedition (om egenskab) the property of being prompt and efficient


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was done with dispatch.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)despatch, dispatch, expeditiousness


Mindre specifikke termercelerity, quickness, rapidity, rapidness, speediness









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