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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
mission /'miʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sứ mệnh, nhiệm vụ
      • the mission of the poets: sứ mệnh của các nhà thơ
      • to complete one's mission successfully: hoàn thành thắng lợi nhiệm vụ
      • air mission: đợt bay, phi vụ
    • sự đi công cán, sự đi công tác
    • phái đoàn
      • an economic mission: phái đoàn kinh tế
      • a diplomatic mission: phái đoàn ngoại giao
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) toà công sứ, toà đại sứ
    • sự truyền giáo; hội truyền giáo; khu vực truyền giáo; trụ sở của hội truyền giáo
      • a foreign mission: hội truyền giáo ở nước ngoài
      • a home mission: hội truyền giáo ở trong nước
Concise Dictionary
missions'mɪʃn
noun
+an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work
+an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters
+a special assignment that is given to a person or group
+the organized work of a religious missionary
+a group of representatives or delegates

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 task, duty, function, purpose, job, office, work, assignment, errand, charge, business, commission, undertaking, pursuit, activity, aim, objective:
He accepted the mission to convert the natives to Christianity.
2 calling, occupation, vocation, trade, line (of work), profession, métier:
It has become my mission in life to see that you learn how to do sums.
3 delegation, legation, deputation, commission, committee, group, ministry:
She has been sent on a governmental trade mission to Botswana.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
official job / group
1 [C] an important official job that a person or group of people is given to do, especially when they are sent to another country: a trade mission to China + a fact-finding mission + a mercy mission to aid homeless refugees
2 [C] a group of people doing such a job; the place where they work: the head of the British mission in Berlin
teaching christianity
3 [C, U] the work of teaching people about Christianity, especially in a foreign country; a group of people doing such work: a Catholic mission in Africa + Gandhi's attitude to mission and conversion
4 [C] a building or group of buildings used by a Christian mission
your duty
5 [C] particular work that you feel it is your duty to do: Her mission in life was to work with the homeless.
of armed forces
6 [C] an important job that is done by a soldier, group of soldiers, etc: The squadron flew on a reconnaissance mission.
space flight
7 [C] a flight into space: a US space mission + mission control (= the people on earth who control and communicate with the people on the mission)
Idioms: mission accomplished used when you have successfully completed what you have had to do: Mission accomplished. Let's go and have a drink.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 important task

ADJ.

joint
a joint Anglo-American mission
| secret | dangerous | suicide | fact-finding |
reconnaissance | bombing, combat, military | mercy, (search and) rescue | peacekeeping | diplomatic

VERB + MISSION

carry out, conduct, go on, undertake | accomplish, complete
Our mission accomplished, we headed for home.
| dispatch sb on, give, send sb on
sending an aid team on a mercy mission to the earthquake zone
| abandon, abort (especially of military missions)
The captain instructed them to abort the mission.
| fly (on) (used of military planes)
He flew a total of 41 missions over Britain.

MISSION + VERB

end in failure, fail
Their mission ended in failure.
| be a success, succeed

PREP.

on a/the ~
He was often out of the office on various missions.

PHRASES

mission impossible
Many regard his task as mission impossible.

2 team sent to perform a task

ADJ.

diplomatic, military, trade

VERB + MISSION

establish, set up | send

PREP.

~ to
The US is sending a trade mission to China.

3 space journey

ADJ.

shuttle, space, spacecraft | manned

VERB + MISSION

go on, make
He's been on several shuttle missions over the last decade.
| abort

MISSION + NOUN

control
The spacecraft lost contact with mission control.

PREP.

on a/the ~
experiments conducted on a space mission
| ~ to
a successful spacecraft mission to Venus

4 special aim

VERB + MISSION

have
He now has a mission in life: to expand the horizons of those around him.

PHRASES

a man/woman with a mission
You can tell by the determined way he talks that he is a man with a mission.
| a sense of mission
A powerful sense of mission underpins everything he does.

5 place where people work to help others

ADJ.

Christian

VERB + MISSION

establish, found | run

MISSION + NOUN

work | hospital, school



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