[ rek-ee ]
/ ˈrɛk i /
(especially in British military use) reconnaissance: a pilot who spent three months on recce.
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Also rec·co [rek-oh], /ˈrɛk oʊ/, rec·cy [rek-ee]. /ˈrɛk i/.
Origin of recce
First recorded in 1940–45; by shortening and alteration
Words nearby recce
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Example sentences from the Web for recce
Matt led his troops around the corner and joined the recce men in the shadows.The Night the SEALS Captured the Butcher of Fallujah|Patrick Robinson|November 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for recce
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