mission


mission
mission mis‧sion [ˈmɪʆn] noun [countable]
1. an important job that someone is given to do:

• Her mission was to improve staff morale and output.

2. the aim of a company or organization:

• Our mission is to provide quality long-term care to the maximum number of patients.

3. a trip that a group of people are sent on, for example in order to collect information:

• He has just been on a fact-finding mission to China.

4. a group of people who are sent by their government or an important organization to another country to collect information, have discussions etc:

• The UN has sent a mission to the area.

ˈtrade ˌmission COMMERCE
a group of politicians and businesspeople who visit a country in order to encourage trade with that country:

• It was the first American trade mission to visit the country for some time.

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mission UK US /ˈmɪʃən/ noun [C]
WORKPLACE the result that a company or an organization is trying to achieve through its plans or actions: core/main/primary mission »

The main mission of the Home Ownership Group is to arrange loans for first time home buyers.

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The team's job is to lead the corporation on its strategic mission.

mission to do sth »

The charity's mission is to help the homeless find jobs.

an important job that someone is given to do: »

Salespeople must fulfill the missions that sales managers have assigned to them.

sb's mission is to do sth »

His mission was to turn the agency into a modern service provider.

GOVERNMENT an important official job that a person or a group of people are sent somewhere to do: on a mission to »

The group is on mission to Boston to try to raise money.

a trade/humanitarian/diplomatic mission »

State lawmakers are preparing to lead an annual energy-focused trade mission to Mexico.

GOVERNMENT a group of people who are sent somewhere to do an official job: »

The United Nation's secretary general sent a mission which found that both sides were violating the agreement.

on a mission to do sth — Cf. on a mission to do sth
See also FACT-FINDING MISSION(Cf. ↑fact-finding mission), MISSION STATEMENT(Cf. ↑mission statement)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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