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"reconnaissance" in British English

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reconnaissancenoun [U]

uk   /rɪˈkɒn.ɪ.səns/  us   /-ˈkɑː.nə-/ specialized (UK informal recce, US informal recon)
(Definition of reconnaissance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"reconnaissance" in American English

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reconnaissancenoun [U]

 us   /rɪˈkɑn·ə·səns, -zəns/
the ​process of ​obtaininginformation about ​enemyforces or ​positions by ​sending out ​smallgroups of ​soldiers or by using ​aircraft: Aerial reconnaissance ​showed the ​location of the enemy’s ​tanks.
(Definition of reconnaissance from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “reconnaissance”
in Spanish reconocimiento…
in Vietnamese sự do thám…
in Malaysian mengkaji untuk peperangan…
in Thai การลาดตระเวน…
in French reconnaissance…
in German die Aufklärung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 侦察…
in Turkish keşif, keşif çalışması…
in Russian разведка…
in Indonesian penyelidikan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偵察…
in Polish rekonensans, zwiad…
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