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missions, plural;
  1. An important assignment carried out for political, religious, or commercial purposes, typically involving travel
    • - a trade mission to Mexico
  2. A group of people taking part in such an assignment
    • - by then, the mission had journeyed more than 3,500 miles
  3. An organization or institution involved in a long-term assignment in a foreign country
    • - the majestic garden of the West German mission
    • - the mission school
  4. The vocation or calling of a religious organization, esp. a Christian one, to go out into the world and spread its faith
    • - the Christian mission
    • - Gandhi's attitude to mission and conversion
  5. A strongly felt aim, ambition, or calling
    • - his main mission in life has been to cut unemployment
  6. An expedition into space

  7. An operation carried out by military aircraft at a time of conflict
    • - he was shot down on a supply mission

  1. an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work
  2. an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters; "the planes were on a bombing mission"
  3. a special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message"
  4. the organized work of a religious missionary
  5. deputation: a group of representatives or delegates
  6. Mission is the second album from UK ska punk band Jesse James. It was released by Golf Records on 22 October 2003. The album was recorded in San Francisco and produced by Ryan Greene.
  7. Christian missionary activities often involve sending individuals and groups (called "missionaries"), to foreign countries and to places in their own homeland. ...
  8. Mission grapes are a variety of Vitis vinifera introduced from Spain to the western coasts of North and South America in the 16th century by Catholic for use in making sacramental, table, and fortified wines.
  9. A mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) is a geographical administrative area to which church missionaries are assigned. ...
  10. Mission Station is an at-grade light rail station in the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system. It is located at the intersection of Mission Street and Meridian Avenue in South Pasadena, California. The station is served by the Gold Line. Metro Retrieved 2010-05-05.
  11. "Mission" is a song by the progressive rock band Rush from the 1987 album Hold Your Fire. The song features prominent keyboard parts played by Geddy Lee. "Mission" was most recently played live during the band's 2007/2008 tour for the album Snakes & Arrows. ...
  12. A set of tasks that fulfills a purpose or duty; an assignment set by an employer; Religious evangelism; (the missions) collective term for third world charities, particularly those which preach as well as provide aid; (Catholic tradition) an infrequent gathering of religious believers in a ...
  13. (Missions) Areas originally set up and governed by different religious denominations for Aboriginal People to live. Today some people use the term to refer to Aboriginal housing developments. The terms "reserves" and "stations" are used as well. *
  14. (Missions) Activities of those people who have been sent or seconded to preach the Gospel to people from different cultural groups or nationalities.
  15. (Missions) Of all the electric thrusters, ion thrusters have been the most seriously considered commercially and academically in the quest for interplanetary missions and orbit raising maneuvers. ...
  16. (Missions) STS-64^[6] to STS-135
  17. (Missions) The term "mission" is used to describe the individual games on a particular map.
  18. (missions) Regularly organized churches and congregations not having the status of parishes in canon law
  19. A sponsor's stated purpose, which is designed to address a specified set of problems. Almost all federal research agencies are designated as mission agencies.
  20. The key goal(s) of an organisation, usually disseminated in a Mission Statement. It is usually a long term view of what the company is in business to do.
  21. Enter the astronaut training program.
  22. This style represented the Amerian arts-and-crafts movement and features heavy dark-finished oak furniture with straight and simple rectangular lines.  The Morris chair, the first reclining chair, was the most popular piece of mission furniture.
  23. A visit by an Amnesty representative to a country to investigate reports of abuses, observe trials, or meet government officials.
  24. Generic term for embassy. Mission also describes the entirety of official US representation in a given foreign country, which functions under the supervision of the ambassador, including civilian and military personnel (except U.S. military reporting to a unified command and official U.S. ...
  25. The mission is a clear, concise statement of the purpose of the agency. The mission focuses on the broad, yet distinct, results the agency will achieve for its customers. Also, the reason for the existence of an agency.