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Topic: MILITARY

Date: 1800-1900
Language: French
Origin: reconnaître, from Latin recognoscere; RECOGNIZE

reconnaissance

noun
     
re‧con‧nais‧sance [uncountable and countable]
PM the military activity of sending soldiers and aircraft to find out about the enemy's forces:
reconnaissance aircraft
a reconnaissance mission
wartime roles such as observation and reconnaissance
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