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expedition 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˌekspəˈdiSHən/,
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expeditions, plural;
  1. A journey or voyage undertaken by a group of people with a particular purpose, esp. that of exploration, scientific research, or war
    • - an expedition to the jungles of the Orinoco
    • - a shopping expedition
  2. The people involved in such a journey or voyage
    • - many of the expedition have passed rigorous courses
  3. Promptness or speed in doing something
    • - the landlord shall remedy the defects with all possible expedition

  1. a military campaign designed to achieve a specific objective in a foreign country
  2. an organized group of people undertaking a journey for a particular purpose; "an expedition was sent to explore Mars"
  3. excursion: a journey taken for pleasure; "many summer excursions to the shore"; "it was merely a pleasure trip"; "after cautious sashays into the field"
  4. dispatch: the property of being prompt and efficient; "it was done with dispatch"
  5. Expedition! was a travel documentary television series that was broadcast in the United States on ABC-TV Tuesday nights in the 1960-61 television season and Monday nights in the 1961-62 television season.
  6. Expedition is the title of a science fiction book by artist-author Wayne Douglas Barlowe. Subtitled "Being an Account in Words and Artwork of the 2358 A.D. ...
  7. This is a list of expansion sets for the Pokémon Trading Card Game.
  8. The Expedition is the first live album by the metal band Kamelot. It was released in October 2000 through Noise Records. ...
  9. (Expeditions) Exploration is the act of searching or traveling a terrain (including space, see space exploration) for the purpose of discovery of resources or information. Exploration occurs in all non-sessile animal species, including humans. ...
  10. (Expeditions (Margaret Atwood book)) Expeditions is a collection of poetry by Margaret Atwood, published in 1966.
  11. The quality of being expedite; efficient promptness; haste; dispatch; speed; quickness; as to carry the mail with expedition; A sending forth or setting forth the execution of some object of consequence; progress; An important enterprise, implying a change of place; especially, a warlike ...
  12. Expeditions combine first aid, fieldcraft and skills at arms as well as learning the Countryside Code and Camp craft.
  13. Similar to a unit of study, an Expedition is a long-term, in-depth investigation of a topic that students explore through projects, feldwork and service. All subject areas are utilized throughout each expedition. (See also- "E.L.O.B.")
  14. A journey made for a special reason