mission mission  /ˈmɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work
  2. (n) an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters
  3. (n) a special assignment that is given to a person or group
  4. (n) the organized work of a religious missionary
  5. (n) a group of representatives or delegates

Usage(s):

  1. The last scheduled missionApollo 20will be scrapped altogether and its rocket used in 1972 to launch an earth-orbiting, three-man space station.
  2. Under way in Israel this week is a campaign to get Jewish children out of the Christian mission schools.
  3. An unmanned mission to the moon boosts India's chances of beating China in the race to land an astronaut there.

News

  1. Tree crashes into house in Mission, Kan.

    MISSION, Kan. — Saturday evening’s severe thunderstorm left plenty of work for clean-up crews on Sunday.. In Mission, Kan., the...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: FOX 4 Kansas City

  2. Mission Granbury Going Strong But Could Use Help

    Many of the national groups that were originally in Granbury to help after a tornado tore though the community, killing 7 people, have left. But Mission Granbury is still lending a helping hand.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: CBS Dallas - Fort Worth

  3. Mission change making an impact in Albany

    Folks in need of some extra help came out to this month's mission change event at First United Methodist Church of Albany. Attendees had access to showers, food, and could even get a haircut, and for some the mission has left a lasting impression.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WALB Albany

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