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mission creep

noun [U] uk   disapproving us  
the fact of doing a much larger job for a longer time than was originally expected, especially in a military operation
Translations of “mission creep”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指軍事行動中的)使命偏離,任務蠕升…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指军事行动中的)使命偏离,任务蠕升…
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