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Definitions for Expeditionary
ˌɛk spɪˈdɪʃ əˌnɛr iExpe·di·tiona·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. expeditionaryadjective

    (used of military forces) designed for military operations abroad

    "the French expeditionary force in Indochina"

Wiktionary

  1. expeditionaryadjective

    Of or pertaining to an expedition

  2. expeditionaryadjective

    Intended for military operations abroad

Webster Dictionary

  1. Expeditionaryadjective

    of or pertaining to an expedition; as, an expeditionary force

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Expeditionary in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Expeditionary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Expeditionary in a Sentence

  1. Lindsey Graham:

    If I hear one more time that we're going to send the Kurds to go clean up the whole world, that's just ridiculous. The Kurdish military is not an expeditionary force.

  2. Jennifer Cafarella:

    First, by dispatching expeditionary ISIS cells to areas such as Damascus and Lebanon, which can be activated and augmented at a later date, in addition, ISIS seeks to recruit local successful jihadist groups globally in areas such as Libya and Egypt, to bring them into the ISIS fold.

  3. Defense Ash Carter:

    Next, in full coordination with the Government of Iraq, we're deploying a specialized expeditionary targeting force to assist Iraqi and Kurdish Peshmerga forces and to put even more pressure on ISIL, these special operators will over time be able to conduct raids, free hostages, gather intelligence, and capture ISIL leaders.

  4. Marine Corps:

    Contributing factors included lack of training, the material condition of the AAVs assigned to 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, lack of safety boats in the water, a higher-than-anticipated sea state, and insufficient buoyancy provided by personal flotation devices at depth.

  5. The Jane analysts:

    Military personnel would likely arrive at these two bases as part of the rapid expeditionary force buildup currently centered around Latakia.

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