Meaning of “expedition” in the English Dictionary

"expedition" in British English

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expeditionnoun

uk /ˌek.spəˈdɪʃ.ən/ us /ˌek.spəˈdɪʃ.ən/

(Definition of “expedition” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"expedition" in American English

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expeditionnoun [ C ]

us /ˌek·spəˈdɪʃ·ən/

a long, organized trip for a particular purpose, or the people, vehicles, or ships making such a trip:

a military expedition

(Definition of “expedition” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"expedition" in Business English

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expeditionnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌekspɪˈdɪʃən/ us formal

speed in doing something:

We will deal with your order with the greatest possible expedition.

(Definition of “expedition” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)