[ rek-ee ]
/ ˈrɛk i /
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(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
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British Dictionary definitions for recce
/ (ˈrɛkɪ) /
noun, verb -ces, -ceing, -ced or -ceed
a slang word for reconnaissance, reconnoitre
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