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1. reconnaissance

noun. ['riːˈkɑːnəsəns'] the act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy or potential enemy).

Synonyms

  • intelligence activity
  • reconnaissance in force
  • reconnoitring
  • reconnaissance by fire
  • air reconnaissance
  • recco
  • exploratory survey
  • scouting
  • reconnaissance mission
  • intelligence operation
  • electronic reconnaissance
  • recce
  • reconnoitering
  • reccy
  • shufti

Antonyms

  • stupidity
  • unintelligent
  • intelligent

Etymology

  • reconnaissance (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Reconnaissance

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

How do you pronounce reconnaissance?

Pronounce reconnaissance as riˈkɑnəsəns.

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How do you spell reconnaissance? Is it reconaissance ?

A common misspelling of reconnaissance is reconaissance

Example sentences of the word reconnaissance


1. Noun, singular or mass
Hurricane reconnaissance airplanes fly into hurricanes to measure wind speeds and barometric pressure and visually inspect the ocean surface.

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