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1. expedition

noun. ['ˌɛkspəˈdɪʃən'] a military campaign designed to achieve a specific objective in a foreign country.

Synonyms

  • military campaign
  • hostile expedition
  • campaign
  • Crusade

Etymology

  • expeditio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Expedition

  • predisposition
  • misrecognition
  • juxtaposition
  • retransmission
  • presupposition
  • decomposition
  • statistician
  • reimposition
  • redeposition
  • redefinition
  • precondition
  • pediatrician
  • obstetrician
  • mathematician
  • malnutrition
  • geriatrician
  • fondkommission
  • extradition
  • transmission
  • superstition
  • requisition
  • recondition
  • recognition
  • proposition
  • premonition
  • preignition
  • inquisition
  • exposition
  • electrician
  • disposition

Example sentences of the word expedition


1. Noun, singular or mass
Maintain this level of cleanliness during your visit by following your expedition guide’s decontamination procedures.

Quotes containing the word expedition


1. Good planning is important. I've also regarded a sense of humor as one of the most important things on a big expedition. When you're in a difficult or dangerous situation, or when you're depressed about the chances of success, someone who can make you laugh eases the tension.
- Edmund Hillary

2. Good planning is important. I've also regarded a sense of humor as one of the most important things on a big expedition. When you're in a difficult or dangerous situation, or when you're depressed about the chances of success, someone who can make you laugh eases the tension.
- Edmund Hillary

3. Only philosophers embark on this perilous expedition to the outermost reaches of language and existence. Some of them fall off, but others cling on desperately and yell at the people nestling deep in the snug softness, stuffing themselves with delicious food and drink. 'Ladies and Gentlemen,' they yell, 'we are floating in space!' But none of the people down there care
- Jostein Gaarder, Sophie's World

2. expedition

noun. ['ˌɛkspəˈdɪʃən'] an organized group of people undertaking a journey for a particular purpose.

Synonyms

  • working party

Etymology

  • expeditio (Latin)

3. expedition

noun. ['ˌɛkspəˈdɪʃən'] a journey organized for a particular purpose.

Synonyms

  • journeying
  • safari
  • scouting trip
  • exploration
  • campaign
  • hunting expedition
  • geographic expedition

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • make peace
  • refrain
  • unskillfulness

Etymology

  • expeditio (Latin)

4. expedition

noun. ['ˌɛkspəˈdɪʃən'] a journey taken for pleasure.

Synonyms

  • journeying
  • airing
  • sashay
  • field trip
  • excursion
  • outing
  • jaunt
  • pleasure trip
  • junket

Etymology

  • expeditio (Latin)

5. expedition

noun. ['ˌɛkspəˈdɪʃən'] the property of being prompt and efficient.

Synonyms

  • despatch
  • rapidity
  • speediness
  • dispatch
  • expeditiousness
  • quickness
  • rapidness

Etymology

  • expeditio (Latin)
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