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Definition of "mission" []

  • A body of persons sent to conduct negotiations or establish relations with a foreign country. (noun)
  • The business with which such a body of persons is charged. (noun)
  • A permanent diplomatic office abroad. (noun)
  • A body of experts or dignitaries sent to a foreign country. (noun)
  • A body of persons sent to a foreign land by a religious organization, especially a Christian organization, to spread its faith or provide educational, medical, and other assistance. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mission" in a sentence
  • "For more information about our mission, see the �mission� section, immediately below, on this page."
  • "The farthest North humans have gotten pre-searing is shown in The Flight North mission * Gwen's BMP mission*, which is right at the boarder of seared land and lush green."
  • "Winner of impressive awards, their main mission is to constantly conduct research in order to come up with new and improved “intelligent solutions”."