US: /ˌɛkspəˈdɪʃən/
UK: /ˌɛkspədˈɪʃən/

English Vietnamese dictionary

expedition /,ekspi'diʃn/
  • danh từ
    • cuộc viễn chinh; đội viễn chinh
    • cuộc thám hiểm; đoàn thám hiểm
    • cuộc hành trình, cuộc đi; đoàn người đi (trong cuộc hành trình)
    • tính chóng vánh, tính mau lẹ, tính khẩn trương

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 an organized journey with a particular purpose, especially to find out about a place that is not well known: to plan / lead / go on an expedition to the North Pole + a military / scientific expedition
2 the people who go on an expedition: Three members of the Everest expedition were killed.
3 (sometimes humorous) a short trip that you make when you want or need sth: a shopping / fishing expedition

Thesaurus dictionary

1 exploration, journey, voyage, field trip, trip, tour, excursion; enterprise, undertaking, mission, quest:
She went on an expedition up the Amazon to research herbal medicines.
2 speed, promptness, celerity, alacrity, dispatch or despatch, haste, rapidity, swiftness, quickness:
He was ordered to complete his chores with expedition.

Collocation dictionary


great, major
Finally, the great expedition set off for the long journey to the Holy Land.
| small | joint, international
The British agreed to a joint expedition with the French.
| foreign | successful | collecting, fishing, foraging, hunting, shopping | archaeological, scientific | military, naval | punitive
In response, Charles VI sent a punitive expedition to Brittany, raping and killing the populace.
| Antarctic, Everest, etc.


go on, make
He had made two expeditions to Spain to study wild plants.
| embark on, set off/out on, undertake
She was about to embark on a major expedition.
| head, lead | join | organize, plan | launch, mount
They plan to launch an expedition into the mountains.
| send


leave, set off/out, start | return
The expedition returned only two weeks after it had left.
| reach sth
On 21 January the expedition reached the South Pole.


leader, member


on an/the ~
She was out on a shopping expedition.
| ~ against
He led a military expedition against the rebels.
| ~ into
an expedition into the interior of Australia
| ~ to
a naval expedition to West Africa


a leader/member of an expedition

Concise English dictionary

+a military campaign designed to achieve a specific objective in a foreign country
+an organized group of people undertaking a journey for a particular purpose
+a journey organized for a particular purpose
+a journey taken for pleasure
+the property of being prompt and efficient