Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang Reconnaissance.

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  • n. Reconnaissance.
  • adj. Relating to reconnaissance.
  • v. Reconnoitre.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. reconnaissance (by shortening)

Etymologies

Abbreviation of reconnaissance. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This was our 'recce' - short for 'recreation committee'.

    Chapter 7 - First Approaches

  • I'm not convinced that 'recce by stealth' (aka recce by death) was ever an act of war anyway - in WW2, medium recce regiments quickly dumped their light tanks for a mixture of medium tanks

    Army Rumour Service

  • The prisoner who wanted to raise something would speak to his representative who would in turn discuss it with the three under him and pass it on to the other 'recce' representative.

    Chapter 7 - First Approaches

  • Wayne's success was built on solid homework; social engineers "recce" their targets leading up to their attacks.

    iTnews Australia

  • Rather than worrying about themselves, Tingley said the "recce" patrol's job was to ensure the safety of Afghans.

    Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

  • He argued that according to the investigation agencies, Headley had also conducted 'recce' of the Osho Ashram in Pune near which a blast took place on February 13.

    Analysis

  • He was taking part in Operation Panchai Palang and had been part of a patrol in the Babaji area of Helmand province tasked to "recce" a suitable area for a polling station in the forthcoming Afghan presidential elections.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • An initial strategic "recce" was conducted recently by Canadian Operational Support Command

    canada.com Top Stories

  • Planning to spend Christmas Hols in Oz this year as a final 'recce' (family last went 4 years ago, so are keen for another look).

    Army Rumour Service

  • According to a Mumbai crime branch official, the ten terrorists had not come to Mumbai before this to conduct any 'recce' and they had learnt about the locations with the help of Google Earth.

    Israelated - English Israel blogs

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