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sortie

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈsɔː.ti/ US  /ˈsɔːr.i/
a short quick attack by a military force, such as a small group of soldiers or an aircraft, made against an enemy position
軍事突襲,出擊
A series of sorties was carried out at night by specially equipped aircraft.
特殊裝備的戰鬥機夜晚進行了好幾次突襲。
Attacking and invading
a short journey to somewhere you have not been before, often with a particular purpose
(到陌生地方的)短暫外出,出門
It was our first sortie into the town centre.
這是我們第一次去市中心。
Journeys
an attempt to do something
嘗試
This is the acclaimed historian John Taylor's first sortie into fiction.
這是著名的歷史學家約翰‧泰勒第一次嘗試寫小說。
Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
(Definition of sortie from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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