Definition of expeditionary in English:

expeditionary

Syllabification: ex·pe·di·tion·ar·y
Pronunciation: /ˌekspəˈdiSHəˌnerē
 
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adjective

[attributive]
  • Of or forming an expedition, especially a military expedition: an expeditionary force
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    • As a result, much of the Army was expeditionary during the Cold War.
    • Arguably, this war was the first use of effects-based operations by an expeditionary force.
    • Much has been written over the past few years about how the Army must transform to become a joint and expeditionary force.

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