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mission creepnoun [U]

uk   us  
MANAGEMENT the gradual ​addition of new ​tasks or ​activities to a ​project so that the ​originalpurpose or ​idea begins to be ​lost: Expanding our ​objectives will only ​result in ​missioncreep and huge ​amounts of ​extraexpense.
(Definition of mission creep from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mission creep”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指军事行动中的)使命偏离,任务蠕升…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指軍事行動中的)使命偏離,任務蠕升…
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