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mission/ˈmɪʃən/noun
pluralmissions
mission
/ˈmɪʃən/
noun
pluralmissions
Learner's definition of MISSION  
[count]
: a task or job that someone is given to do
   b  : a specific military or naval task
   c  : a flight by an aircraft or spacecraft to perform a specific task
— see also mission control
: a task that you consider to be a very important duty
: a group of people sent to a foreign country for a specific reason (such as to have discussions or to provide training or assistance)
: a group of people who are sent to a foreign country to do religious work : a group of missionaries
   b  : a place or building where such work is done
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