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Expedition voyages are meticulously planned and all ships have, at the very least, a bar and comfortable cabins. Times, Sunday Times (2016)On our return to base, my expedition group was able to go into the dogs' large kennels to stroke them and play with the puppies. The Sun (2016)He often bought us presents and took me on shopping expeditions. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is not an exploration or a scientific expedition. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was mentioned in dispatches for this expedition. Times, Sunday Times (2006)When there is no evidence there should be no fishing expeditions. Times, Sunday Times (2015)How else are banks bailed out or military expeditions funded? Times, Sunday Times (2008)And he was taken on shopping expeditions in search of vegetables and proteins. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Their continuing actions are clearly a fishing expedition. Times, Sunday Times (2011)After the shopping expedition it was time to party. The Sun (2007)It was a fishing expedition without a hook. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Had it been lost overboard during a prehistoric fishing expedition? BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)The expedition did useful scientific work and Banks successfully climbed a number of unexplored summits. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Initially these took the form of French military expeditions. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This January can only have been a more than usually urgent fishing expedition. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Shareholder champion, or law firm on a fishing expedition? Times, Sunday Times (2014)The vanguard of his expedition group is seen on this page, barely visible in the bleak surroundings. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Hopefully, none of them will require too mammoth a shopping expedition on the way back from work. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He argued that since the sixteenth century continental military expeditions had played only a minor role in British policy. The British way in Warfare - 1688-2000 (1990)So now into the wider world he steps, by way of a shopping expedition for his new office. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She accompanies a military expedition to the planet where she first encountered the monster, only to end up battling hordes of the creatures. The Sun (2011)All app users can extend their parking time through their smartphone without returning to their car: handy if your shopping expedition or meeting overruns. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The course is a mix of group painting expeditions, one-to-one tuition and free time. Times, Sunday Times (2013)More than 25 scientific search expeditions have done their best, but all have drawn a blank. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In some cases, the German government sent mixed civilian and military expeditions to organise evacuation. Refugees in the Age of Total War (1988)The weather was also a factor in this as consumers sought convenience in their shopping expeditions, buying both food and presents in the same trip. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I suddenly realise that the ambition of my life has been... to go on a military expedition to Constantinople. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'expedition'
British English: expedition /ˌɛkspɪˈdɪʃən/ NOUN
An expedition is a journey made for a particular purpose such as exploration.
...an expedition to Antarctica.
- American English: expedition
- Arabic: رِحْلَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: expedição
- Chinese: 远征
- Croatian: ekspedicija
- Czech: expedice
- Danish: ekspedition
- Dutch: expeditie
- European Spanish: expedición
- Finnish: tutkimusretki
- French: expédition
- German: Expedition
- Greek: εξερευνητική αποστολή
- Italian: spedizione
- Japanese: 探検
- Korean: 탐험
- Norwegian: ekspedisjon
- Polish: wyprawa
- European Portuguese: expedição
- Romanian: expediție
- Russian: экспедиция
- Spanish: expedición
- Swedish: expedition
- Thai: การเดินทาง
- Turkish: keşif gezisi
- Ukrainian: експедиція
- Vietnamese: cuộc thám hiểm
Definition of expedition from the Collins English Dictionary
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