reconnoitring

Definitions of reconnoitring
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n exploring in order to gain information

Synonyms:
exploratory survey, reconnoitering, scouting
Type of:
reconnaissance, reconnaissance mission
the act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy or potential enemy)

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