noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: by shortening & alteration Date: 1941 reconnaissance

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  • Recce — (pronEng|ˈrɛki) may refer to:* Reconnaissance, military scouting * Recce (film), a pre shoot reconnaissance of a film location * South African Special Forces Brigade, nicknamed the Recces …   Wikipedia

  • Recce — (sprich: rekkie) ist eine umgangssprachliche Abkürzung des englischen Wortes reconnaissance; im Deutschen Erkundung bzw. Aufklärung genannt. Vorkommen In der Film und Medienbranche bezeichnet man damit das Auffinden und die Besichtigung einer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • recce — 1941, military slang, short for RECONNAISSANCE (Cf. reconnaissance) …   Etymology dictionary

  • recce — informal, chiefly Brit. ► NOUN ▪ reconnaissance. ► VERB (recced, recceing) ▪ reconnoitre …   English terms dictionary

  • recce — [[t]re̱ki[/t]] recces, recceing, recced VERB If you recce an area, you visit that place in order to become familiar with it. People usually recce an area when they are going to return at a later time to do something there. [BRIT, OLD FASHIONED]… …   English dictionary

  • recce — 1. noun /ˈrɛki/ Reconnaissance. Visiting the town on what in the more recent war we called a recce, she arranged a tennis match with Dolly, guessing that the girl would be a bad loser. 2. adjective /ˈrɛki/ Relating to reconnaissance. There… …   Wiktionary

  • recce — rec|ce [ˈreki] n [U and C] BrE [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: reconnaissance] informal ↑reconnaissance ▪ a quick recce of the area >recce v [I and T] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • recce — UK [ˈrekɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms recce : singular recce plural recces British informal a look around a place …   English dictionary

  • recce — /rek ee/, n. (esp. in British military use) reconnaissance: a pilot who spent three months on recce. Also, recco /rek oh/, reccy /rek ee/. [1940 45; by shortening and alter.] * * * …   Universalium

  • recce — see earfoðrecce …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • RECCE — reconnaissance …   Military dictionary

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