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  Definition of mission
  1. the organized work of a religious missionary
  2. a special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message"
  3. an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters; "the planes were on a bombing mission"
  4. a group of representatives or delegates
  5. an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work
Similar Words: missionary work, charge, commission, military mission, deputation, delegation, delegacy, missionary post, missionary station, foreign mission

 

Hyponyms: da'wah, dawah, fool's errand, mission impossible, suicide mission, martyr operation, sacrifice operation, combat mission, search mission, search and destroy mission, direct support, diplomatic mission, embassy

 

Derivational Morphology: commission, appoint, charge, saddle, burden, delegate, depute, designate, assign

 

Language Translations:
Bulgarian: мисия   Croatian: misija  
Dutch: missie   Esperanto: misio  
Finnish: tehtävä   French: mission  
Hungarian: küldetés   Italian: missione  
Japanese: sc=Jpan   Polish: misja  
Russian: миссия   Slovene: naloga  
Spanish: misión  
 
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