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 Dictionary entry overview: What does expeditionary mean? 

  The adjective EXPEDITIONARY has 1 sense:

1. (used of military forces) designed for military operations abroad

  Familiarity information: EXPEDITIONARY used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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(used of military forces) designed for military operations abroad

Context example:

the French expeditionary force in Indochina


military (associated with or performed by armed services as contrasted with civilians)

Domain category:

armed forces; armed services; military; military machine; war machine (the military forces of a nation)

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