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reconnoitre

[ ree-kuh-noi-ter, rek-uh- ]
/ 藢ri k蓹藞n蓴瑟 t蓹r, 藢r蓻k 蓹- /
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verb (used with or without object), re路con路noi路tred, re路con路noi路tring.Chiefly British.
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OTHER WORDS FROM reconnoitre

re路con路noi路trer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for reconnoitre

reconnoitre

US reconnoiter

/ (藢r蓻k蓹藞n蓴瑟t蓹) /

verb
to survey or inspect (an enemy's position, region of land, etc); make a reconnaissance (of)
noun
the act or process of reconnoitring; a reconnaissance

Derived forms of reconnoitre

reconnoitrer or US reconnoiterer, noun

Word Origin for reconnoitre

C18: from obsolete French reconno卯tre to inspect, explore; see recognize
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