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Related to expeditionary: Expeditionary Force


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.
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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"
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[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.
Earlier this year, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) demonstrated a land-based expeditionary version of its Joint Precision Approach and Landing System for the first time to U.S.
The Navy's Shore and Expeditionary Program Office (PMW 790) is about to do the first field tests on a new project that, if successful, will enable expeditionary maritime-operations-center (MOC) capabilities.
Washington, DC, March 18, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Defense Strategies Institute is pleased to announce the Expeditionary Power & Energy Summit, taking place on May 15-16, 2019 at the Mary M.
He then reported to the 201st Expeditionary Ml Brigade at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington (JBLM), where he served as the brigade assistant S-3 for 12 months.
27 July 2018 - US-based expeditionary solutions provider HDT Global has acquired the business and assets of C4ISR platform systems manufacturer Spec Ops, Inc., the company said.
Defense Minister Juri Luik signed a cooperation agreement with the United Kingdom-led expeditionary force in London, together with the Secretary of State for Defense of the eight countries.
The company reported a net loss of (USD 22.6) million, or (USD 0.66) per diluted share, as it recognized non-cash asset impairment and related charges of USD 54.2 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 Marine Corps is an expeditionary force capable of deploying on short notice to crises around the world--even to the most austere environments--and the F-35 has an exceptional expeditionary capability," said Maj.

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