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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 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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