expedition

  • 1 Expedition — Expedition …

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  • 2 expédition — [ ɛkspedisjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIIIe; lat. expeditio I ♦ 1 ♦ Vx Action d expédier (I, 1o) ce qu on a à faire. L expédition d une affaire. ⇒ achèvement, exécution. Admin. Le président du Conseil démissionnaire est chargé de l expédition des affaires… …

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  • 3 Expedition 26 — Mission insignia Number of crew 6 Launch craft Soyuz TMA 01M, Soyuz TMA 20 Start 26 November 2010 04:46 UTC …

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  • 4 Expedition — Ex pe*di tion, n. [L. expeditio: cf.F. exp[ e]dition.] 1. The quality of being expedite; efficient promptness; haste; dispatch; speed; quickness; as to carry the mail with expedition. [1913 Webster] With winged expedition [1913 Webster] Swift as… …

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  • 5 expedition — Expedition. s. f. v. Action par laquelle on expedie. Prompte expedition. Il se dit des depesches, des lettres qu on expedie, soit missives particulieres, soit ordres, instructions, memoires, soit actes de Justice. Ce Courrier attend ses… …

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  • 6 Expedition — may refer to: * A journey undertaken for a specific purpose, usually exploration and/or research *Military expedition * Expedition , the science fiction book by Wayne Douglas Barlowe. * Ford Expedition, a Ford Motor Company s large sports utility …

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  • 7 Expedition — Sf std. (16. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. expedītio ( ōnis) Erledigung, Abfertigung, Feldzug , einem Abstraktum zu l. expedīre erledigen, losmachen, eigentlich den Fuß aus Fesseln befreien , einer Präfixableitung zu l. pēs (pedis) m. Fuß .… …

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  • 8 expedition — et achevement, Confectio. Expedition et charge de conduire une armée, Ducatus. La chose sera de longue expedition, Longe res abibit, B. ex Vlp …

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  • 9 expedition — UK US /ˌekspɪˈdɪʃən/ noun [U] FORMAL ► speed in doing something: »We will deal with your order with the greatest possible expedition …

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  • 10 expedition — early 15c., military campaign; the act of rapidly setting forth, from M.Fr. expédition (13c.) and directly from L. expeditionem (nom. expeditio), noun of action from pp. stem of expidere (see EXPEDITE (Cf. expedite)). Meaning journey for some… …

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  • 11 expedition — [n1] journey; people on a journey campaign, caravan, cavalcade, company, crew, crowd, cruise, crusade, enterprise, entrada, excursion, exploration, explorers, fleet, jaunt, junket, mission, outing, party, patrol, peregrination, picnic, posse,… …

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  • 12 expedition — [eks΄pə dish′ən] n. [ME expedicioun < OFr expedition < L expeditio < pp. of expedire: see EXPEDITE] 1. a) a sending forth or starting out on a journey, voyage, march, etc. for some definite purpose, as exploration or battle b) the… …

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  • 13 expedition — I index acceleration, advance (progression), campaign II index haste, quest …

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  • 14 expédition — index dispatch (promptness) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 15 expedition — 1 dispatch, speed, *haste, hurry Analogous words: *celerity, legerity, alacrity: agility, nimbleness, briskness (see corresponding adjectives at AGILE) Antonyms: procrastination Contrasted words: delaying or delay, retarding or retardation,… …

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  • 16 expedition — ► NOUN 1) a journey undertaken by a group of people with a particular purpose. 2) formal promptness or speed in doing something. DERIVATIVES expeditionary adjective …

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  • 17 Expedition — Die Routen der Südseexpeditionen von James Cook Als Expedition (urspr. lat. expeditio „Erledigung“, „Feldzug“) wird die Entdeckungs oder Forschungsreise einer Gruppe in eine entlegene Umgebung oder wegloses Gelände bezeichnet. Expeditionen wurden …

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  • 18 Expedition 12 — Missionsemblem Missionsdaten Mission: ISS Expedition 12 Besatzung: 2 Rettungsschiffe: Sojus TMA 7 …

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  • 19 Expedition 1 — Missionsemblem Missionsdaten Mission: ISS Expedition 1 Besatzung: 3 Rettungsschiffe: Sojus TM 31 …

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  • 20 Expedition 10 — Missionsemblem Missionsdaten Mission: ISS Expedition 10 Besatzung: 2 Rettungsschiffe: Sojus TMA 5 …

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