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1. Relating to or constituting an expedition.
2. Sent on or designed for military operations abroad: the French expeditionary force in Indochina.


(Military) relating to or constituting an expedition, esp a military one: an expeditionary force.


(ˌɛk spɪˈdɪʃ əˌnɛr i)

pertaining to or composing an expedition.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.expeditionary - (used of military forces) designed for military operations abroad; "the French expeditionary force in Indochina"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
military - associated with or performed by members of the armed services as contrasted with civilians; "military police"
مُتَعَلِّق بِحَمْلَه عَسْكَرِيَّه
idegen földön állomásozó
sefere yollananseferî


[ˌekspɪˈdɪʃənrɪ] ADJexpedicionario
expeditionary forcecuerpo m expedicionario


adjExpeditions-; expeditionary force (Mil) → Expeditionskorps nt


(ekspiˈdiʃən) noun
1. an organized journey with a purpose. an expedition to the South Pole.
2. a group making such a journey. He was a member of the expedition which climbed Mount Everest.
expeˈditionary adjective
(especially of troops) forming, or sent on, an expedition eg to fight abroad.
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When this remarkable reasoner and his companion had been absorbed into the expeditionary force, it resumed its advance.
Seems pretty clear that there's an expeditionary force being fitted out, according to this evening's paper, somewhere up in the North Sea.
That night it was arranged that the following day Smith-Oldwick and Bertha Kircher should be transported to British headquarters near the coast by aeroplane, the two planes attached to the expeditionary force being requisitioned for the purpose.
2 million in its Expeditionary Services segment due to the completion of certain customer contracts, as well as industry trends affecting the value of certain rotary- and fixed-wing aircraft and support parts.
The strategy that the Air Force and airpower advocates will become increasingly aimed at what might be termed an Expeditionary Trinity, wherein airpower combats emerging threats, in emerging locations, with both sides employing emerging capabilities to achieve strategic objectives.
It must move toward becoming an expeditionary Army.
The Australian Navy will begin attempts to recover three bodies from the site where the MV-22 Osprey entered the water, the III Marine Expeditionary Force confirmed on Monday in a statement.
Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC) and Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) co-hosted the first combined NSWC and NECC Theater Logistics Synchronization Working Group at Commander Task Force 68 on Naval Air Station Rota from Jan.
The Smith-Turner Expeditionary Operations Award is named after two of the foremost practitioners of expeditionary warfare during World War II: Marine Corps Gen.
Air Force (USAF) Expeditionary Center to support its Advisor Academic Services located at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.
The updated program is designed to ensure expeditionary readiness training is relevant, effective, timely, synchronized, standardized and integrated in order to provide combatant commanders with a standard presentation of forces to support specified mission requirements, while maximizing efficiency.
The Robotech "Expeditionary Force Marines" sourcebook is set in space with the UEEF (United Earth Expeditionary Force) led by Admiral Rick Hunter, Lisa Hayes, Breetai and Exedore.

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