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reconnaissance

noun [U] uk   /rɪˈkɒn.ɪ.səns/ us    /-ˈkɑː.nə-/ specialized ( UK informal recce, US informal recon)
the process of getting information about enemy forces or positions by sending out small groups of soldiers or by using aircraft, etc.: Aerial reconnaissance of the enemy position showed they were ready to attack.
Translations of “reconnaissance”
in Spanish reconocimiento…
in French reconnaissance…
in German die Aufklärung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偵察…
in Russian разведка…
in Turkish keşif, keşif çalışması…
in Chinese (Simplified) 侦察…
in Polish rekonensans, zwiad…
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