Definition of expedition in English:

expedition

Line breaks: ex¦ped|ition
Pronunciation: /ɛkspɪˈdɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

Origin

late Middle English: via Old French from Latin expeditio(n-), from expedire 'extricate' (see expedite). Early senses included 'prompt supply of something' and 'setting out with aggressive intent'. The notions of 'speed' and 'purpose' are retained in current senses. sense 1 dates from the late 16th century.

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