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mission statement

noun
1.
an official document that sets out the goals, purpose, and work of an organization.
2.
a written statement that sets out one’s personal goals for the future:
Having a personal mission statement brings focus to your life.
Origin of mission statement
1965-1970
First recorded in 1965-70
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mission statement

noun
1.
an official statement of the aims and objectives of a business or other organization
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Contemporary definitions for mission statement
noun

the act or condition of wanting something with the mistaken belief that it will bring one happiness

Examples

The real problem with miswanting, the researchers argue, is that it leads you to want the wrong things and make poor judgements about what will really make you happy.

Word Origin

2000

Usage Note

also miswant , (v.), miswanted , (adj.)

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