Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “mission” en inglés

See all translations

mission

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmɪʃən/
WORKPLACE the result that a company or an organization is trying to achieve through its plans or actions: core/main/primary mission The main mission of the Home Ownership Group is to arrange loans for first time home buyers. The team's job is to lead the corporation on its strategic mission. mission to do sth The charity's mission is to help the homeless find jobs.
an important job that someone is given to do: Salespeople must fulfill the missions that sales managers have assigned to them.sb's mission is to do sth His mission was to turn the agency into a modern service provider.
GOVERNMENT an important official job that a person or a group of people are sent somewhere to do: on a mission to The group is on mission to Boston to try to raise money.a trade/humanitarian/diplomatic mission State lawmakers are preparing to lead an annual energy-focused trade mission to Mexico.
GOVERNMENT a group of people who are sent somewhere to do an official job: The United Nation's secretary general sent a mission which found that both sides were violating the agreement.
on a mission to do sth used, often humorously, to describe someone being very determined to achieve something: He's on a mission to make the department more environmentally aware.
→  See also fact-finding mission , mission statement
(Definition of mission from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de mission
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “mission” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

be in/out of luck

to be able/unable to have or do what you want

Palabra del día

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Aprende más 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Aprende más