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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreccerec‧ce /ˈreki/ noun [countable, uncountable] British English  informalx-ref reconnaissance a quick recce of the arearecce verb [intransitive, transitive]
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recceDuring a recce, the deaths column of local newspapers often prove invaluable - the newly-widowed are particularly vulnerable.While this was being done, Byrne and Phillips went off on a recce down to the road.A recce of the area had shown that there was another airfield thirty miles from Sirte at Tamit.Charlie left his men resting in their tents while he set out to do his own private recce.It was preceded by a scrupulous recce weeks before in a restaurant near his house with the code name Pomme d'Amour.Some were converting from the heavies such as the Lincoln and Washington, others from the recce and light bomber Mosquito squadrons.It was not the recce I resented, it was his manipulation of me.The only consolation was that a series of valuable recces had been carried out in an area they had not previously visited.
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