Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of mission.

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Examples

  • In 2006 Ross began the considerable process of starting a similarly missioned charter school, or independently operated public school.

    Courtney Ross And Her Education Empire

  • Despite the personal hurdles she knew she had to overcome in order to be in with a chance of winning, as well as getting passed the terror it sometimes made her feel, she missioned through it because music and you can see it in her eyes is what she loves most.

    Lydia Hughes: Singing Beyond the Stairwells: Kina Grannis

  • It's obvious from the music videos alone that frontman Deez Darwin Smith is alternative and wonderfully kooky, and I'm so glad he bagged some outré in his suitcase before he missioned to Glastonbury.

    Lydia Hughes: Darwin Deez at Glastonbury

  • It's obvious from the music videos alone that frontman Deez Darwin Smith is alternative and wonderfully kooky, and I'm so glad he bagged some outré in his suitcase before he missioned to Glastonbury.

    Lydia Hughes: Darwin Deez at Glastonbury

  • When the Sacramento Bee, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the San Jose Mercury derided "the phantom commission" and called for the appointments, Schwarzenegger instead created his less-ambitious and differently-missioned Committee on Education Excellence.

    John Affeldt: Time for Schwarzenegger the Action Figure to Emerge on Education

  • The New York Times also raised the prospect that Obama could play semantics when defining his 16-month withdrawal plan, observing, "Pentagon planners say that it is possible that Mr. Obama's goal could be accomplished at least in part by relabeling some units, so that those currently counted as combat troops could be 're-missioned,' their efforts redefined as training and support for the Iraqis."

    Jeremy Scahill: This (Old) News Just In... Obama Doesn't Plan to End the Iraq Occupation

  • So we were re-missioned at the end of that, and the district, as we read in the news now, has relapsed.

    CNN Transcript Oct 15, 2009

  • You know, U.S. and NATO troops that are involved in certain missions will have to be, you know, re-missioned temporarily to provide security.

    CNN Transcript Oct 20, 2009

  • So U.S. troops should be redeployed to new bases in relatively underpopulated areas and re-missioned basically to guard Iraq's oil for an adjustment period not to exceed, say, 8 years (2 presidential terms.)

    Avoiding Endless Occupation

  • If you are com-missioned, Sir, by my father and mother, I am, I ought to be, prepared to hear all you have to say.

    Sir Charles Grandison

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