reconnoiter
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˌɹɛkəˈnɔɪtə/, [ˌɹʷɛkəˈnɔɪ̯tʰə]
  • (America) IPA: /ˌɹɛkəˈnɔɪtɚ/, [ˌɹˠɛkəˈnɔɪ̯ɾɚ]
Verb

reconnoiter (reconnoiters, present participle reconnoitering; past and past participle reconnoitered)

  1. (American spelling, transitive, intransitive, military) To perform a reconnaissance (of an area; an enemy position); to scout with the aim of acquiring information.
    Our scout will reconnoiter the path ahead of our troops.
Synonyms Translations Noun

reconnoiter (plural reconnoiters)

  1. (American spelling) An act or instance of reconnoitering.
    ''The pilot reported the findings of his reconnoiter.
Related terms Translations
  • Russian: разве́дка



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