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English definition of “mission”

mission

noun (JOB)    /ˈmɪʃ.ən/
C2 [C] an important job, especially a military one, that someone is sent somewhere to do: Your mission is to isolate the enemy by destroying all the bridges across the river. a peace/rescue/fact-finding missionWork, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of workThe armed forces generally B2 [C] any work that someone believes it is their duty to do: My mission in life is to educate the rich about the suffering of the poor. She's a woman with a mission and she's absolutely determined to finish the project.Work, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of workGoals and purposes mission accomplished something that you say when you have finished doing something that you were told to do: Mission accomplished. I've got everything you asked for on the list.Finished and over
(Definition of mission noun (JOB) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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