missionnounuk /ˈmɪʃ.ən/ us /ˈmɪʃ.ən/
mission noun (JOB)
- The pilots were thoroughly debriefed after every mission.
- The UN Secretary General is on a fence-mending mission.
- They were taken prisoner while on a reconnaissance mission behind enemy lines.
- They were on a mercy mission to take food to the refugees when they were attacked.
- She told us about his brother, Apollo, born in 1969 and named for the U.S. astronauts' mission to the moon.
mission noun (PEOPLE)