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reconnaissance

noun [U]  us   /rɪˈkɑn·ə·səns, -zəns/
the process of obtaining information about enemy forces or positions by sending out small groups of soldiers or by using aircraft: Aerial reconnaissance showed the location of the enemy’s tanks.
Translations of “reconnaissance”
in Vietnamese sự do thám…
in Spanish reconocimiento…
in Thai การลาดตระเวน…
in Malaysian mengkaji untuk peperangan…
in French reconnaissance…
in German die Aufklärung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偵察…
in Indonesian penyelidikan…
in Russian разведка…
in Turkish keşif, keşif çalışması…
in Chinese (Simplified) 侦察…
in Polish rekonensans, zwiad…
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