Reconnaissance - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈkɑːnɪsns|  American pronunciation of the word reconnaissance
Brit.  |rɪˈkɒnɪs(ə)ns|  British pronunciation of the word reconnaissance

noun

- the act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy or potential enemy)

an exchange of fire occurred on a reconnaissance mission

Examples

There are two helicopters available for reconnaissance.

They did a reconnaissance of the enemy's position.

wartime roles such as observation and reconnaissance

an exchange of fire occurred on a reconnaissance mission

Cavalry is used to perform reconnaissance.

Word forms

noun
singular: reconnaissance
plural: reconnaissances
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