reconnaissance survey definition, reconnaissance survey meaning | English dictionary

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reconnaissance

  
, reconnoissance  
      n  
1    the act of reconnoitring  
2    the process of obtaining information about the position, activities, resources, etc., of an enemy or potential enemy  
3    a preliminary inspection of an area of land before an engineering survey is made  
     (C18: from French, from Old French reconoistre to explore, recognize)  
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