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English definition of “reconnoitre”


verb [I or T] uk specialized (US usually reconnoiter)   /ˌrek.əˈnɔɪ.tər/ us    /ˌriː.kəˈnɔɪ.t̬ɚ/
(of soldiers or military aircraft) to get information about an area or the size and position of enemy forcesThe armed forces generally
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