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Definition of Mission


  1. The act of sending, or the state of being sent; a being sent or delegated by authority, with certain powers for transacting business; comission.
  2. That with which a messenger or agent is charged; an errand; business or duty on which one is sent; a commission.
  3. Persons sent; any number of persons appointed to perform any service; a delegation; an embassy.
  4. An assotiation or organization of missionaries; a station or residence of missionaries.
  5. An organization for worship and work, dependent on one or more churches.
  6. A course of extraordinary sermons and services at a particular place and time for the special purpose of quickening the faith and zeal participants, and of converting unbelievers.
  7. Dismission; discharge from service.
  8. To send on a mission.
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Mission Translations

mission in Dutch is missie, opdracht, zending
mission in French is mission
mission in German is Auftrag {m}
mission in Italian is missione
mission in Norwegian is oppdrag