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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.
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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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.
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.
Under the contract, Harris will provide expeditionary warfare products and services.
Wilhoite was also Operations Manager for the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle Software Development Team, operating in a CMMI Level 5-assessed process environment.
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.
Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group (NAVELSG) held a change of command ceremony Jun.
NDIA's Expeditionary Warfare Conference has moved to the Virginia Tidewater area.
Purchase of the Sirocco 12,000-ton vessel was delayed through 2012 and this year as the Chilean navy considered various options for equipping Chile's year-old Amphibious Expeditionary Brigade.
The American Expeditionary Force in World War I; a statistical history, 1917-1919.
I never thought funding would be an issue in the war zone when I was selected for a one-year deployment as the 376th Expeditionary Mission Support Group Commander at Manas, Kyrgyzstan.
Coming off a one-year deployment as the 376th Expeditionary Mission Support Group Commander at Manas, Kyrgyzstan, I was struck by how many senior officers within the Air Force, and especially those from other Services, found it unusual that the Mission Support Group Commander--or Garrison Commander in Army parlance--had a comptrollership background.

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