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Date: 1800-1900
Language: French
Origin: logistique, from Greek logistike 'art of calculating', from logos; LOGIC

logistics

noun
     
lo‧gis‧tics [plural]
the practical arrangements that are needed in order to make a plan that involves a lot of people and equipment successful:
the day-to-day logistics involved with mining
logistics of
the logistics of travelling with small children

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